MURRIETA (CNS) - A man and woman were allegedly caught transporting more than four pounds of fentanyl in Murrieta, authorities said Wednesday.
Cristobal Chavez, 45, and Yesica Hernandez, 39, both of Los Angeles, were arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of transportation of narcotics for sale. They were booked into the Smith Correctional Facility in Banning, where Hernandez was being held in lieu of $200,000 bail. Custody information on Chavez was not immediately available.
According to the Riverside County District Attorney's Office, members of the county's Gang Impact Team, which includes D.A.'s office investigators, were tipped that Chavez and Hernandez were allegedly bringing a quantity of fentanyl into the county, prompting the team to track the pair down.
The suspects were lo