Federal, state and local authorities broke up a methamphetamine pipeline from Atlanta to Macon in a drug bust that recovered over a kilogram of the drug Friday.
Just after 3:30 p.m., Bibb deputies working with the GBI, DEA, Georgia State Patrol and the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force conducted a sting operation that led to three arrests in the parking lot of Sam's Club at 4701 Log Cabin Drive, according to a news release from the Bibb County Sheriff's Office.
Bibb investigators working on another case learned of a large amount of meth that was to be delivered to Macon-Bibb County.
A month-long investigation led to the arrests of 52-year-old Ramiro Barajas, of East Point, 34-year-old Cecilio Cerda Rodriquez, also of East Point, and 28-year-old Jose Rivera, of Warner Robins.
All three were charged with trafficking methamphetamine.