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Joint Drug-Trafficking Investigation

Post Date:02/05/2020 12:46 PM

OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF

WESLEY WALLER
SHERIFF

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CURRY COUNTY
NEW MEXICO

MEDIA RELEASE

On February 4, 2020, a joint drug-trafficking investigation, conducted by the Portales Police Department and Curry County Sheriff’s Office, resulted in the arrests of Ebenezer Zamora-Palacios (20, Portales) and David Zamora-Palacios (24, Portales)

A search warrant was conducted at the Zamora-Palacios’ residence in the 500 block of South Avenue A in Portales. As a result of the search, 1.3 pounds of bulk and prepackaged suspected cocaine and 25.3 grams of bulk and prepackaged suspected marijuana was seized. The cocaine has an estimated street value of $31,000.

Ebenezer Zamora-Palacios was arrested and charged with trafficking a controlled substance (2nd degree felony), possession of a controlled substance (4th degree felony), possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

David Zamora-Palacios was arrested and charged with trafficking a controlled substance (2nd degree felony), possession of a controlled substance (4th degree felony) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Both were booked into the Roosevelt County Detention Center and are pending arraignment

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