Drug raids in Grant Co. nets 700 lbs. of marijuana, arrest

A Moses Lake man is in custody and several hundred pounds of marijuana seized after local and federal law enforcement officers serve three search warrants on Tuesday.

Detectives from Grant County’s Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Team and agents from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration raided homes in Moses Lake, Royal City and another near Othello.

As a result, 700 lbs. of marijuana and an undisclosed amount of cash was confiscated.

Luis M. Farias, 33 of Moses Lake, is in custody on drug-related charges. Charges against others are likely as the investigation continues.