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Four Arrested In Connection With A Chino Valley Drug Seizure

A traffic stop by Chino Valley Police led to a major drug seizure and four arrests. Yavapai County Sheriff’s officials say the stop took place at around 2 a.m. on Monday at Highway 89 and Old Highway 89 in Chino Valley. Following a search of a truck, officers found fentanyl pills, meth, drug paraphernalia and a hand gun. During the investigation, officers learned 69-year-old Larry Toomer of Phoenix and 20-year-old Cynthia Salas of Surprise, transported about two ounces of meth to a Chino Valley home. Detectives from Partner’s Against Narcotics Trafficking, went to the home in the 16-hundred block of Grasshopper Lane at around 1:30 p.m. Officers arrested 49-year-old Stephen Moore and detained 39-year-old Rebecca Zuniga, who had outstanding warrants. Detectives found drugs in every room of the house as they searched it. Drugs seized at the traffic stop and at the home include: 110 grams of meth, just over seven grams of heroin, ten fentanyl pills, a vehicle, a hand gun and over $500 in cash. Authorities also found drug paraphernalia, scales, syringes and packaging for drug sales. All four were arrested and booked on charges related to the bust. Toomer, Salas and Moore are being held on $25-thousand dollars bond each. Zuniga is being held without bond.