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Honduras man arrested for money laundering, drug charges in American Fork

Mar 22, 2024, 3:56 PM | Updated: Mar 23, 2024, 12:05 pm

FILE - American Fork Police vehicle. (KSL TV)...

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AMERICAN FORK — A Honduran man was arrested on Thursday after being found with “distributable amounts” of cocaine and upwards of 30 pounds of fentanyl pills, according to police.

Gustavo Flores-Hernandez, 30, was taken into custody following a search warrant on Howick Street in Murray. During that search, officers located 30 pounds of fentanyl, “distributable amounts” of cocaine, and cash, according to a police affidavit.

A spokesman for the American Fork Police Department could not indicate why the department served an arrest warrant outside of their jurisdiction.

The document also states that officers located a Honduran passport for Flores-Hernandez and that he is “in the United States illegally with no legitimate means of work.”

Gustavo Flores-Hernandez was booked into the Utah County Jail accused of two counts of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, a second-degree felony; one count of money laundering, a second-degree felony; and one count of use or possession of drug paraphernalia, a class B misdemeanor.

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Honduras man arrested for money laundering, drug charges in American Fork