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Costa Mesa Police Department
Thursday September 28th, 2017 :: 09:29 a.m. PDT
Advisory

Two men arrested for felony possession of approximately 4,000 Xanax pills

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 28, 2017
Incident/DR#: 17-12960

TWO ARRESTED FOR FELONY POSSESSION OF APPROXIMATELY 4,000 XANAX PILLS

COSTA MESA, Calif. – The Costa Mesa Police Department (CMPD) this morning arrested Gary Marianetti, 24, Huntington Beach, and Eric Ramirez, 20, Costa Mesa, for felony possession of about 4,000 Xanax pills.

At approximately 1:05 a.m., on Sept. 28, 2017, CMPD officers responded to the 1200 block of West Baker Street regarding a suspicious abandoned vehicle. Upon arrival, they contacted Marianetti and Ramirez, who were sitting in a nearby associated vehicle. Officers searched both suspects and their two respective vehicles and found approximately 4,000 Xanax pills and over $500 in their possession. Marianetti and Ramirez were arrested and booked for possession of a controlled substance for sale and Marianetti was booked for additional charges of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and three warrants.

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Costa Mesa Police Department
99 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

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