2 men from separate gangs arrested on heroin changes
Oct 3, 2013 08:35 PM
Bustillo allegedly hid his heroin inside a bag of tater tots in the freezer.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -
An investigation by the police department's Gang Unit led to the discovery of 160 grams of black tar heroin and the arrest of two individuals associated with separate gangs.
Jose Bustillo, a 22-year-old member of MS-13, was arrested after authorities searched his home in the 300 block of Natchez Court and reportedly discovered 130 grams of black tar heroin, plastic baggies and small balloons to package the drugs.
Police said they found the heroin concealed in a bag of tater tots in Bustillo's freezer.
Bustillo allegedly admitted to detectives that he sold it for $120 per gram.
He is charged with unlawful use of drug paraphernalia and possessing heroin for resale within a drug-free school zone. His residence is within 1,000 feet of Croft Middle School.
He is being held in lieu of $76,000 bond.
The second arrest occurred after police executed a search warrant on the residence of Kosal Bun, 32, a member of the Tiny Rascal Gang, in the 800 block of Lassen Court.
Authorities seized several balloons in a plastic bag, containing nearly 30 grams of black tar heroin.
They also found a loaded .25 caliber semi-automatic pistol in Bun's bedroom.
He reportedly admitted to detectives that he sells three to four grams of heroin at a time to several customers.
Bun is charged with possessing heroin for resale, unlawful gun possession in the commission of a dangerous felony, and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.
He has been released from jail after posting $42,500 bond.