Three Teens, Two Adults Arrested After Tip Leads To Goodyear Stash House

A 16-year-old was in possession of two handguns, a ballistic vest, $3000 in U.S. currency, marijuana and 20 grams of cocaine. [Photo courtesy Goodyear Police]

GOODYEAR – Three teens and two adults are in custody after Goodyear Police detectives acted on a tip which led them to a stash house.

According to Goodyear Police, detectives conducting surveillance on a residence located in Palm Valley Phase I conducted traffic stops on 2 separate vehicles leaving the residence. In one vehicle officers discovered two large boxes full of Marijuana vape cartridges and Marijuana oils along with $1,000 in cash. The second vehicle was operated by a 16-year-old who was in possession of two handguns, one of which was reported stolen. The teen also had in his possession a ballistic vest, $3000 in U.S. currency, marijuana and 20 grams of cocaine.

When officers attempted to stop a third vehicle that left the residence, it fled from officers into the city of Avondale.

Officers later found the vehicle stuck in a dirt field. Two juveniles attempted unsuccessfully to flee from the vehicle on foot. They were taken into custody without incident. In the vehicle, officers found approximately 10 pounds of marijuana, U.S. currency, two firearms and large amounts of Marijuana cartridges.

Eduardo Torres, age 27, of Phoenix was booked into 4th Ave. Jail and charged with Narcotic Drugs for Sale, Money Laundering, and Conspiracy.

Giovanni Jimenez-Reyes, age 25, was booked into 4th Ave. Jail and charged with Narcotic Drug Manufacture, Marijuana for Sale, Money Laundering, and Prohibited Possessor.

The unidentified juveniles, ages 16, 16 and 17 were also arrested and booked into Maricopa County Juvenile Detention.

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