TEMECULA (CNS) - Two brothers were apprehended with nearly nine pounds of fentanyl in the Temecula Valley, authorities said Thursday.
Carlos Ibarria, 39, and Julio Ibarria, 40, both of San Diego, were arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of transportation of narcotics for sale.
They were booked into the Byrd Detention Center in Murrieta, but bail information 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 alerted to the brothers allegedly bringing an unknown quantity of fentanyl into the county, prompting the team to track the pair down.
The men were located just outside the city of Temecula, where they were stopped and searched, investigat