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Undercover Operation Leads to Drug Arrest

Kaufman Texas On November 19, 2012 at approximately 12:30 pm. the Kaufman County Narcotics team, Kaufman Police Department, and members of the Kaufman County Multijurisdictional SWAT team executed a search warrant on a residence in the 100 block of Melody Circle in Kaufman. The search warrant was carried out after an undercover operation performed earlier in the month, led Kaufman County narcotics officers to a drug selling operation at the residence.

Arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group One, Over 200 Grams, in a drug free zone was Sergio Martin Santoyo, 35, of Kaufman. Santoyo also had an outstanding warrant for Delivery of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group One, Over 4 Grams but less than 200 Grams in a drug free zone.

Narcotics investigators recovered what is believed to be 225 Grams of methamphetamine with a street value of over $20,000.00 and 3 Kilos of what investigators believe to be Cocaine with a street value of over $60,000.00. Investigators are waiting on test results of the cocaine at this time.

Santoyo was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Kaufman County Law Enforcement Center, where he awaits arraignment.