Police have made two more arrests in a massive, ongoing drug sweep that is sure to yield more suspects.
Arrested on Saturday night were two Santa Fe residents, Trevon Yates, 20 and Elizabeth Yates, 52, also of Santa Fe.
“On Saturday evening we arrested Trevon and Elizabeth Yates on warrants associated with Operation Genesis. Officers and Investigators also recovered suspected heroin and marijuana while effecting the two arrests, more arrests are imminent.” said Commander Preston Ballew, the Los Alamos Police Department’s public information officer.
Trevon was charged with one count of trafficking a controlled substance and 2 counts of distribution of a controlled substance. Elizabeth was charged with
So far, this brings the number of people arrested on various drug arrests to 10. The eight suspects that were arrested Friday were all from Los Alamos.
Operation Genesis was started in October and was headed up by the LAPD’s Investigations Division.
“Detectives and officers have conducted hundreds of hours of surveillance and specialized investigations on local drug dealers,” read a statement in a Friday press release from the LAPD. “Ten arrest warrants have been obtained and eight search warrant related to illegal narcotic sales.”