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Drug Arrest by Undercover Agents

By Paul Matta, pmatta@krcrtv.com
Published On: Jan 11 2013 02:28:45 AM CST
CORNING, Calif -

Tehama CountyA man from Chico was arrested after making arrangements to sell drugs to undercover agents. Hugo Castaneda, age 22, of Chico was contacted by agents from the Tehama Interagency Drug Enforcement task force near a truck stop in Corning.

The agents detained Castaneda and searched his car. They found six packages containing five pounds of processed marijuana in it.

The undercover purchase took place January 9th at about 6:00pm. Castaneda was arrested and booked into the Tehama County jail for possession of marijuana for sale and transportation of marijuana.