Federal officials announced Friday that a West Covina man was charged in federal court with possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine.
Authorities found over one-half kilogram of methamphetamine in his residence and a lot of weapons.
Edwin Francisco Reyes, 44, was charged with the drug trafficking offense in a criminal complaint filed Wednesday in federal court.
According to the affidavit in support of the complaint, Reyes was arrested by the Chino Police Department on March 2 after they executed a search warrant at the home he shared with his wife and four children.
During the search, officers with the Chino Police Department seized 532 grams – or nearly 19 ounces – of methamphetamine.
Reyes, who admitted being a convicted felon, also was in possession of 28 firearms, including six handguns, two bolt-action rifles and two AR-style rifles, according to the affidavit.
The affidavit alleges that Reyes admitted being involved in a drug trafficking ring as a runner who delivered drugs to buyers in exchange for cash.
On the day the search warrant was executed, according to the affidavit, Reyes admitted picking up five pounds of methamphetamine to deliver to Ontario.
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