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DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office Takes Another Drug Dealer Off The Streets

 DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office
In a month-long operation, the Narcotics Unit took action against illegal drugs in our county!
The team conducted controlled purchases of narcotics involving Bobby Barajas at 156 N Hillsborough Avenue throughout the month of July. These efforts allowed our Narcotics Unit to secure and execute a search warrant at the residence on Friday, August 18, 2023.
Upon executing the search warrant, Barajas was apprehended at the residence. Additionally, our Narcotics Unit safely recovered 19.42 grams of Methamphetamine, 13.69 grams of Marijuana and one Xanax pill during the search.
While Barajas has been released on bond by the courts since the incident, he still faces a series of serious charges, including Trafficking in Methamphetamine, Keeping or Maintaining a Dwelling for the purpose of using, keeping or selling a controlled substance, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.