Two Suspected of Selling Fentanyl, Meth Arrested in Temecula

TEMECULA - A man and woman suspected of dealing fentanyl and other narcotics were arrested during a traffic stop in Temecula, authorities said today. Richard Dennis Murphy, 36, and Lisa Marie Wehus, 34, both of Temecula, were arrested Thursday on suspicion of possession of narcotics for sale, transportation of controlled substances for sale, possession of drug paraphernalia and committing a felony while on bail. Each is being held on $70,000 bail -- Murphy at the Byrd Detention Center in Murrieta, and Wehus at the Smith Correctional Facility in Banning. According to Riverside County sheriff's Sgt. Sean Liebrand, about 1 p.m. Thursday, patrol deputies stopped the vehicle that Murphy was driving in the 28000 block of Jefferson Avenue for an unspecified traffic violation. Murphy and Wehus
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