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OKLAHOMA CITY - Five men from Mexico are facing serious drug charges after the DEA found 57 pounds of meth in their possession.

Men facing drug possession and intent to distribute charges:

  • Jose Eduardo Osuna Valdex (aka: Lalo) - 25
  • Brian Jesus Garcia-Pena (aka “Chino”) - 18
  • Jesus Hernandez-Carillo (aka “Jesus Jesse Hernandez”) - 20
  • Jose Irai Garcia-Pena - 20
  • Gael Guadalupe Zanuedo-Arredondo - 20

They are behind bars after Drug Enforcement Agents descended on a house on N.W. 12th St. Thursday evening.

Several agencies participated in the take-down of suspected drug handlers and found meth, weapons and cash.

Agents confiscated 57 pounds of meth, firearms and several thousand dollars in cash.

This bust comes during a multi-state investigation.

The suspects are believed to be linked to Mexican drug trafficking organizations.

Neighbors said the suspects moved in less than two months ago and they were suspicions from the start.

Officials said they expect more related arrested in the coming months.

If these men are convicted, they will face no less than 10 years and up to life in prison plus a $10 million fine.