$20 Million Worth of Drugs, Weapons, Cash Netted in Drug Bust

The LAPD was set to hold a news conference detailing the bust Thursday afternoon.

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The Los Angeles Police Department announced a major bust Thursday, netting $20 million worth of drugs, along with weapons and cash.

The LAPD held a news conference detailing the bust Thursday afternoon.

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Capt. Marc Reina said LAPD Central Area narcotics officers made the bust in the 800 block of San Julian Street in downtown LA, which included AR15 rifles, $150,000 in cash, and concentrated cannabis oil.

The total amount of drugs, mainly hash oil, totalled a street value of $19,664,000, Reina said.

In photos released by Reina, large bags of marijuana, jars of the so-called honey oil, a money counting machine, and other lab equipment could be seen.

Daniel Ontiveros, 24-year-old LA resident, was arrested in the bust after a community member complained to police. Three others were arrested for working there. They were also LA residents, whose ages range 24-27. Reina said it was likely used as a processing facility for retail and wholesale honey oil.

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