Undercover Operation Thwarts Drug Deal

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POSTED: Friday, August 6, 2010 - 4:37pm

UPDATED: Friday, August 6, 2010 - 5:41pm

A sheriff's undercover operation broke up a drug deal in south El Paso.

The strike team was keeping an eye on a home in the 200 block of South Copia after reports of dealing.

Thursday, they went up to the home and met 42-year-old Alberto Gonzalez.

When 19-year-old Jose Zamudio showed up, deputies say he told one under cover agent he was there to "deliver." They found Zamudio with nearly 9 grams of cocaine on him. Both were arrested and jailed.

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