For Immediate Release: Contact: Sgt. Curwick
Date: October 10, 2017
The Drug Task Force locates another subject wanted for dealing. The following individual has been arrested stemming from investigations conducted by the Drug Task Force.
ARRESTED: Alejandro Briar Saucedo
On October 11th, 2017, Alejandro Saucedo was arrested for one count of Dealing in Methamphetamine, one count of Conspiracy to deal Methamphetamine, one count of Possession of Methamphetamine, Maintaining a Common Nuisance and for being a Habitual Offender. During a Drug Task Force Investigation, Saucedo sold methamphetamine to an undercover officer on several occasions. Saucedo was located today by the Drug Task Force at his place of employment, where he was arrested on the charges by the Lafayette Police Department. Saucedo was transported to the Tippecanoe County Jail.
The Drug Task Force works diligently to investigate and bring individuals involved in narcotic sales to justice. This is the seventh arrest of narcotics dealers in less than a week and several more arrests are expected.
The Drug Task Force would like to thank all concerned citizens who report drug activity and recognize the invaluable community partnerships needed to keep our community safe. If anyone has information regarding narcotics information, please contact the Drug Task Force anonymous tip line at 765-807-1670 or through the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-Crime.
The fact a person has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.