SANTA BARBARA, Calif- Deputies have not released a lot of information about the investigation but they do say that six people were arrested Friday in connection with drug trafficking.
Several area law enforcement agencies were conducting a joint operation as a result of an on-going investigation into the illegal trafficking of narcotics from Mexico.
Deputies say that the six suspects were arrested after off-loading approximately 1,400 lbs. of marijuana that they received from a Panga boat.
The approximate street value of the marijuana is $4,200,000.00.
Habel Martinez Herrera, DOB: 11-14-68 of Mexico,
David Arredondo DOB: 2-26-86 of Compton, California.
Martin Guzman DOB: 7-8-82 of Compton, California.
Marco Antonio Rangel DOB: 9-1-81 of Mexico.
Mauricio Brito DOB: 1-23-91 of Compton, California.
Deiber Chavez DOB: 2-8-86 of Los Angeles, California.