Written by Community Editor Nicole Foulke
Following the announcement of the arrest of six Mexican nationals fortheir alleged roles in high-level trafficking of crystal methamphetamine and cocaine in Berks and Montgomery counties that came on Tuesday, five of the men attended their arraignments in district court, where bail was set at $1 million for each of them, according to Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney Kelly Lloyd.
After a joint effort of law enforcement in Montgomery county, Berks county, state police, and federal agencies, Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman announced at a press conference Tuesday that “Operation Breaking Bad” led to the arrest of Hector Hugo Cucuas, Jose Dejesus-Montilla, Alder Hernandez-Solorio, Juan Carlos Morales-Soria, Eloy Soloria-Flores and Alejandro Ruiz Cabrera.
According to the Montgomery County District Attorney’s office, five of them men were arraigned in front of district judge Maurice Saylor on Oct. 8 in Gilbertsville. Their bail was set at $1 million each and they are currently incarcerated, said Lloyd.
The sixth man is currently being held in a different institution, said Lloyd.
According to court documents, the preliminary hearings will be scheduled in front of Judge Saylor on Oct. 25.