SANTA ROSA (BCN/CBS SF) — A man suspected of selling methamphetamine out of two homes in Santa Rosa is behind bars, according to Santa Rosa Police.
The suspect was identified as Edgar Ortega Aguilar.READ MORE: Bay Area Health Workers Cheer Newly-Approved 1-Shot Johnson & Johnson Vaccine
Narcotics detectives began investigating the 38-year-old Santa Rosa resident in January after they learned Aguilar was allegedly trafficking narcotics from two addresses.READ MORE: Antioch Gas Station Shooting Leaves Man Suffering Life-Threatening Injuries
Police detained Aguilar on Monday and found 70 pounds of methamphetamine in one home, and $23,000 in the second, along with drug paraphernalia.
Aguilar was booked into Sonoma County Jail on possession for sale of methamphetamine.MORE NEWS: Hundreds Rally in San Mateo to Denounce Violence Against Asian Americans
Police are asking anyone with information to contact Santa Rosa Police Department at (707) 543-3600.