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Five men charged with meth trafficking, $23K in drugs seized

Five men were accused of trafficking methamphetamine after authorities found a bag of drugs in their possession Wednesday, according to authorities.

Alejandro Pacheco-Castillo, Humberto Pacheco-Pacheco, Ricardo Pacheco-Pacheco, Henry Solorzano and Lebi Baquadano-Maradiaga were all charged with trafficking methamphetamine and possession of the drug with the intent to distribute.

Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad officers reportedly found 8.5 ounces of the drug in one bag along with $13,373 in cash. The five men were arrested in the parking lot of a business in the 4000 block of Lanier Islands Parkway.

The drugs have an estimated street value of $23,800.

All five men were booked in to the Hall County Jail, where they remain.

Lt. Don Scalia did not return a request for comment.