Fentanyl-laced drugs linked to cartels coming into Tennessee, officials say

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) — Thanks to a multi-agency investigation, just over 103 pounds of fentanyl-laced drugs were taken off the streets and two Californians were arrested in Murfreesboro last weekend.

According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), 21-year-old Kevin Bucio-Arredondo and 20-year-old Leslie Heredia were taken into custody in Murfreesboro after being accused of transporting a large quantity of hard drugs linked to a Mexican cartel.

The TBI said Bucio-Arredondo and Heredia were booked into the Rutherford County Jail for possession of Schedule II drugs for resale, as well as money laundering.

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