Couple Charged After Heroin Peddling Investigation Leads to Discovery of Garage "Store" Full of Counterfeit Merchandise
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Information developed by the MNPD Gang Unit concerning alleged heroin sales led to Monday’s arrest of a couple during the execution of a search warrant at their 2842 Creekbend Drive residence.
A police operative twice purchased heroin from Curtis Bobo, 49. He and his wife Valerie Bobo, 51, allegedly flushed narcotics in an upstairs bathroom before officers could make entry through a locked bedroom door.
Seized were two guns (a rifle & semi-automatic pistol), 19 grams of marijuana, and $627 cash.
Fraud Unit detectives responded to the house after a garage “store” full of counterfeit merchandise was located. Recovered were more than 200 articles of fake Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and Dolce & Gabbana hand bags, shoes, belts, and sunglasses. Charges are pending in relation to the fraud case.
At present, Curtis Bobo is charged with possession of a gun in the commission of a dangerous felony, possession of heroin for resale, marijuana possession and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. He is being held in lieu of $170,500 bond.
Valerie Bobo is charged with evidence tampering. She is free on $10,000 bond.