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Day-Long Sting Nets 17 On Drug Charges

Modesto police spent the day answering cell phones and making drug arrests yesterday. Officers took 37 year old Leander Navarrete and 36 year old Louie Navarrete into custody for heroine sales at a Motel 6 Wednesday night, then took calls on their cell phones From 9:00 am until 7:00 pm yesterday. Officers traveled to the location of the would-be customers in a “reverse sting” operation. 17 people were jailed for attempting to buy heroin, and the investigation is continuing.