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Two Nampans arrested on meth-trafficking and gun charges

Joe Trujillo, 23, and Elisa Mata, 31, were arrested Tuesday outside a Nampa home by local police and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

ATF agents requested assistance in locating Trujillo, who was wanted on an outstanding felony warrant for delivery of a controlled substance, Nampa police said in a news release Wednesday. Agents and investigators located Trujillo at a residence in the 200 block of 4th Street North, police said.

When he was arrested, Trujillo was in possession of a backpack containing over 2.5 pounds of methamphetamine and a stolen firearm, police said.

Mata was arrested on an outstanding warrant for burglary and was found to be un possession of more than 1 ounce of what appeared to be methamphetamine.

Inside the residence, officers recovered more than 36 grams of heroin, another 2 ounces of methamphetamine and another stolen firearm inside the residence.

Trujillo was booked into Canyon County jail on felony charges of trafficking methamphetamine, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of stolen property. Mata was booked on charges of drug trafficking and outstanding warrants.

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