8.2 pounds crystal meth, 16 grams cocaine, half-pound marijuana, seized during Thursday arrest

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A two-year investigation into suspected cocaine/meth distributor and fugitive Esteban Valencia-Rodriguez by the MNPD’s Major Case Task Force led to his arrest late Thursday afternoon as he sat inside a pickup truck in the 4600 block of Nolensville Pike.

Valencia-Rodriguez Thursday Seizure (MNPD)

Valencia-Rodriguez, 34, was indicted in May 2018 for engaging in a Nashville cocaine selling conspiracy but managed to elude capture until Thursday. With him in the truck was Francisco Miranda-Mojica, 21, along with 8.2 pounds of crystal meth, 16 grams of cocaine, more than one-half pound of marijuana, and a .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol with an extended magazine.

Francisco Miranda-Mojica (MNPD)

Valencia-Rodriguez and Miranda-Mojica, who gave their address as 1505 Gasser Drive in Antioch, are jailed on multiple felony drug counts. Valencia-Rodriguez’s bond is set at $387,500.  Miranda-Mojica’s bond is set at $87,500.

Esteban Valencia-Rodriguez (MNPD)

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