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Omaha police announce arrests of suspected drug traffickers

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Posted at 6:12 PM, Jul 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-25 19:19:22-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - The Omaha Police Department announced the arrests of two people suspected of trafficking large amounts of methamphetamine in the Omaha area.

Police said Antonio Lopez-Tiznado and Karen Barba-Franco were arrested on July 19.

Police said their investigation started when a traffic stop was made near South 42nd and D streets. Police said about two pounds of methamphetamine were recovered during the stop.

After the traffic stop, police said a court-authorized search warrant was served at 1010 South 29th Street #11.

According to police, a search of the unit found about 18 additional pounds of methamphetamine.

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