Sun. Apr 21st, 2024

On Friday evening, a Costa Mesa Police Department motor officer observed a vehicle speeding. The officer stopped the vehicle and contacted the driver.

The officer observed an open alcoholic beverage container in the vehicle and began a DUI investigation.

While the officer was conducting the DUI investigation, the CMPD K9 unit arrived to assist. K9 Bodi conducted a free-air sniff around the vehicle and alerted to the presence of illegal narcotics in the vehicle.

Officers conducted a search of the vehicle and discovered 27 pounds of methamphetamine and large quantity of cash.

CMPD detectives were notified and obtained a search warrant for the residences of the driver and passenger. Detectives located an additional kilogram of cocaine, 1000 fentanyl pills, and 40 pounds of marijuana.

Jorge Osuna-Romero, 26, of La Habra, and Ulixes Flores, 26, of La Habra Heights were arrested. They are being held in an Orange County jail on $2 million bail.

Osuna-Romero, a cook, faces felony counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell and for the sale or transport of a controlled substance with felony enhancements for each involving methamphetamine in excess of 25 pounds. Flores, an electrician, was also being held on $2-million bail in the same facility.

By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

3 thoughts on “A police dog helped to make a huge drug bust in Costa Mesa”
  1. Good Job Bodi! Can we send Bodi to Santa Ana City Council and sniff around the Hernandez crowd? Rest In Peace K9 Bruno, shot in the face by one of Hernandez’ Cousin’s rivals in Anaheim.

  2. Oc for you.. 2 mil and they didn’t kill anyone. Y’all know the Caucasians of south county are buying this.

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