'King of Heroin' spoke of drug deals in tape


According to court documents obtained by the Ventura County Star, 36-year-old Jose Antonio Medina Arreguin also talked about stashing away drugs in secret locations in the wiretap conversations.

Arreguin was booked into jail Oct. 13 after he was extradited from his home country of Mexico. He pleaded not guilty to conspiring to transport heroin for sale.

He is due back in Ventura County Superior Court for a hearing on Dec. 9.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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