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Police near Charlotte, NC along with several local, state, and federal agencies, arrested three illegal immigrants on Monday after seizing roughly $200,000 worth of crystal methamphetamine.

Cristian Cabrera-Rivas, Silvia Hernandez-Iturralde, and Marco Garcia were all arrested at the conclusion of a large scale narcotics investigation on January 7th.

The suspects were in possession of kilograms of crystal methamphetamine, which has a street value of around $200,000. Kilograms are also known as bricks.

To make matters worse, several children were present in the home during the arrests. The children have been taken into protective custody.

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All three suspects were in the United States illegally.

Cristian has an extensive criminal record and has been deported and removed several times.

He is also reportedly a documented member of the MS-13 street gang.