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‘Biggest bust’ drug suspect handed off to feds

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SPOKANE — The suspect in Wenatchee’s largest-ever illicit drug confiscation now faces charges in federal court.

Hector Vicente Briseno-Medina, 31, made his first appearance Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Spokane on a federal complaint charging him with possessing 500 grams or more of methamphetamine for the purpose of sale.

His arrest Friday by Wenatchee police and the U.S. Homeland Security Investigations office, at a home in the 600 block of Orondo Avenue, netted roughly 25 pounds of meth,…

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