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Drug bust one of largest ever in Shasta County

By Mike Watson, Producer
Published On: Jul 11 2013 12:52:01 AM CDT
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ANDERSON, Calif. -

Agents seized more than 30 pounds of methamphetamine in one of the biggest drug busts in Shasta County history.

The drugs taken in the Wednesday afternoon bust in Anderson had a street value of more than $200,000.

31.81 pounds of meth was found in a hidden compartment of a vehicle belonging to the suspects.

Those suspects are 38-year-old Jose Angel Martinez-Chariez, 26-year-old Angel Martinez-Diaz, 24-year-old Jose Maria Villareal, and 27-year-old Jose Luis Ramirez-Verduzco.

They are all from the Bay Area.