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Santa Barbara Police Say They Arrest Major Drug Dealer

Posted on Monday, December 16, 2013 7:14pm

A man Santa Barbara Police describe as a major drug dealer has been arrested, following a six month long investigation.

Detectives say they’ve been looking into the activities of Luis Felipe Uriarte , and finally arrested him in a traffic stop.  They say they found significant amounts of cocaine in his vehicle, and that a search of his home turned up more cocaine, methamphetamine, $25,000 in cash, and a gun.

The 23 year old man was arrested for the possession of cocaine, and methamphetamine for sale, as well as for the transportation of cocaine.

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