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Montebello Mayor's Home Gets Raided On Suspicion Her Husband Sold Meth

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Montebello Mayor Christina Cortez isn't having the best day. Her husband, Ruben Guerrero, 44, was arrested and her home was one of two that were raided this morning by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies in a narcotics investigation.

NBC Los Angeles reported:

He was booked on suspicion of sales of methamphetamine and sale of narcotics near a school, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Cortez was not available for a quote and the Montebello City Council office told LAist they had no comment at this time.

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In addition, Los Angeles Times reported:

According to Steve Whitmore, spokesman for the department, the warrant that was served is not focused on the mayor. He did not disclose further details.

This has the makings of a great episode out of The Wire.