Meth bust at Tyler motel

By Cody Lillich - email

and Kerri Compton - bio | email

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Five people have been arrested after an undercover drug bust at a Tyler motel.

Smith County Sheriff's officials said the bust happened Tuesday at the Super 8 Motel on Loop 323 in Tyler.

Around 1.6 pounds of Meth and two pistols were discovered during the bust. Officials say the total value of the drugs were $73,000.

The people arrested were 31-year-old Jose Lopez, 18-year-old Kayla McGhee, 28-year-old Jorge Sanchez, 36-year-old Francisco Soriano and 46-year-old Jose Deaton. The five are expected to be arraigned later this afternoon.

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