PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that a State Grand Jury has indicted Jorge Dario Burboa Arevalo and Luis Domingo Santillan for allegedly selling methamphetamine, possessing methamphetamine for sale, and possessing ten AK-47 style rifles during the commission of a drug offense.
According to the indictment, Arevalo and Santillan are accused of being part of a drug trafficking organization. They were observed by law enforcement engaging in what was believed to be a drug transaction in August 2020. A search warrant, executed on the home where the men were living, revealed approximately 20 pounds of methamphetamine and ten AK-47 style rifles. Investigators believe that the men intended to take the rifles to Mexico.
Arevalo and Santillan are charged with:
- One count of Conspiracy, a Class 2 Felony
- One count of Illegal Enterprise, a Class 3 Felony
- One count of Sale of Dangerous Drugs (Methamphetamine), a Class 2 Felony
- One count of Possession of Dangerous Drugs (Methamphetamine) for Sale, a Class 2 Felony
- Ten counts of Misconduct Involving Weapons, all Class 4 Felonies
The Drug Enforcement Administration investigated this case.
All defendants are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Copy of indictment.
Below is the booking photograph for Arevalo:
Below is the booking photograph for Santillan: