While officers were conducting the traffic stop, the male adult driver admitted to having drugs in the car and the narcotics K-9 unit was called to assist.
A K-9 search of the vehicle recovered 15 bundles of various illegal narcotics.
30-year-old Fernando Montano of Long Beach and 37-year-old Daisy Moya of Long Beach were taken into custody and booked for possession of a controlled substance and transporting/selling methamphetamine and are both being held on $1 million bail.
During the initial investigation, detectives learned that there was additional drugs at Montano and Moya’s residence.
A warrant was issued where an additional 32 bundles of various illegal narcotics and a firearm was recovered.
The investigation is ongoing.