The Antioch Police Department announced a pair of arrests that occurred Tuesday where suspected drug dealers were taken off the street.
According to police, a K9 unit was on patrol when they assisted on a traffic stop and was able to help pinpoint and locate approximately 2-lbs of suspected methamphetamine hidden in the vehicle. Police credited k9 Kona and her partner officer Smith with the assist.
During a graveyard shift, officers responded to Rockwall Way where a narcotics transaction went bad. Officers located a male subject involved in the transaction and was found to be in possession of cocaine, an ounce of suspected methamphetamine, over 1/2-lb of marijuana as well as a loaded firearm.
Both suspects, who who were not identified, were sent to the Martinez Detention Facility facing several felony charges.