HOLTVILLE — Imperial Valley Street Interdiction Team agents arrested two brothers here Friday on suspicion of drug-related crimes, ending an investigation that started with reports narcotics were being sold from a residence here.
The arrests were made just after noon at a residence in the 700 block of Walnut Avenue.
One of the brothers arrested was Antonio Padilla, 26, who was booked into the county jail on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine with the purpose of selling it and possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Padilla was in the county jail late Friday with his bail set at $11,500.
His younger brother, 21-year-old Alex Padilla, was at the residence when agents served a search warrant. He was arrested on suspicion of possessing less than one ounce of marijuana. He was cited and released pending a court date.
The SIT unit made the arrests at the Padilla residence with the help of the Imperial County Narcotic Task Force, the Holtville Police Department and the U.S. Border Patrol.