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DEA investigation continues in Pasco

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RICHLAND, WA - We first told you about a drug raid in Pasco yesterday where a boat was seized. Local law enforcement teamed up with the DEA yesterday, searching a home in Pasco as part of an ongoing investigation, but court records show this case goes all the way back to October 2014.

Five men appeared in federal court today. Jose Muniz, Jose Hernandez and Jerardo Yniguez were indicted on charges of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine, 5 kilograms of cocaine, distribution of 50 grams or more of pure methamphetamine, possession of a firearm, and criminal forfeiture.

The two other men, Jose Ordaz and Carlos Saldana were indicted on charges for distribution of 50 grams or more of pure methamphetamine and criminal forfeiture.

We will continue to follow this investigation as it develops.

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PASCO, WA - A few defendants in a federal investigation are scheduled to appear in court Wednesday morning.

Your NBC Right Now news team was the first on scene Tuesday morning as federal agents and other local enforcement went in and out of a Pasco home on North 41st and West Marie.

We spoke with a neighbor who watched it all happen and he tells us, he's not surprised. Timothy Nolan says, "It was literally like I would stay up till like 2:00 or 3:00 in the morning and there were cars coming in and out and leaving like five minutes later that's not normal family behavior something was going on, it was crazy."

During the search warrant police seized a boat and towed it away.

Since this is an ongoing investigation, the DEA isn't able to give us a lot of information about why they searched the house. 

This is a developing story. 

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