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Police bust Phoenix couple for selling drugs

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PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix police have taken a man and woman into custody after they were found with a large amount of cocaine and methamphetamine.

Sgt. Tommy Thompson said Thursday that 29-year-old Guadalupe Romero-Beltran and 34-year-old Liliana Margarita Reyes have been booked on charges of possession of narcotics and dangerous drugs with the intent to sell.

Thompson says officers served a search warrant Tuesday afternoon at a Phoenix home as part of a drug investigation.

Investigators found 19.5 kilograms of cocaine and 130 grams of meth. The value is estimated to be at least $400,000.

Police also discovered a rifle and more than $4,000 in cash.

Romero-Beltran is also facing a weapons violation charge.

Both are being held at the Maricopa County Jail.

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