Three arrested on drug charges

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By David Giuliani

Three Mora County residents were arrested in an operation over the weekend, an official said.

Mora County Sheriff Roy Cordova said the arrests occurred after a year-long investigation involving both the Sheriff’s Department and the Region 4 Narcotics Task Force, which involves area law enforcement agencies.

Arrested were Edward Gallegos, 22; Gabriela Garcia, 21; and Kathy Montoya, in her 40s or 50s, Cordova said.

Gallegos was charged with trafficking and Garcia and Montoya with serving as accessories, the sheriff said.

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