Alexandria Police have charged Frederick Michael Sayles, 34, of Selma, California, Gabriel Hernandez Sepeda II, 38, of Fresno, California and David Ray Flowers, 38, of Fresno, California following a joint undercover narcotics investigation by Alexandria Police, the Alexandria Commonwealth Attorney’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration. They have each been charged with conspiracy to import more than 5 pounds of marijuana into the Commonwealth and conspiracy to distribute more than 5 pounds of marijuana into the Commonwealth. The estimated street value of the marijuana is $635,000.
The three men were arrested on Thursday, April 12 about 7:30 P.M. in the Tysons Corner area of Fairfax County and taken into custody by Agents from the DEA. The men were in the process of transporting more than 27 pounds of marijuana into the Commonwealth of Virginia from California. Sepeda, Sayles and Flowers were taken to the Alexandria Adult Detention Center and held without bond.
Sayles is a police officer with the Selma Police Department in Selma, California. Sepeda is a former police officer with the Selma Police Department.
This is an ongoing investigation and additional charges may be pending.
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