Six arrested in CODE Drug Task Force operation

Published: Apr. 25, 2018 at 4:00 PM CDT
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Six people are arrested for their role in selling drugs. The arrests were made Tuesday morning. The CODE Drug Task Force, the WING, and Central Nebraska safe streets task forces, area police and Nebraska State Patrol all assisted in the arrests.

Those arrested included 28-year-old Liban Adan, 19-year-old Marc Cifuentes, 25-year-old Jordan Derockbraine, 24-year-old Manuel Arroya, 18-year- old Arturo Ceja Ceballos all of Lexington. 44-year-old Joel Sanchez-Flores of Commerce City, Colorado was also arrested.

The six men were arrested on federal charges ranging from Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine to Money Laundering.

Three state search warrants were executed that resulted in the recovery of 3 rifles, 2 handguns, body armor, various amounts of methamphetamine and marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and over $500.

Roberto Ceja-Arredondo and Jesus Pinela-Castillo remain at large. If you have information on their whereabouts, contact the Lexington Police Department, the Dawson County Sheriff's Office, or the Nebraska State Patrol.