Carlsbad woman faces numerous illegal drug charges

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Estella Lunsford of Carlsbad is facing numerous drugs charges after a Feb. 15, 2021 arrest by the Pecos Valley Drug Task Force.

A Carlsbad woman arrested for trafficking and possession of illegal drugs is also suspected of trafficking fentanyl pills, according to the Pecos Valley Drug Task Force (PVDTF).

Estella Lunsford, 55, was arrested Feb. 15 on charges of possession and trafficking of heroin, marijuana and methamphetamine, related to a 2019 traffic stop.

Agents allege they also found 340 suspected blue fentanyl pills, 64-grams of black tar heroin and 25-grams of methamphetamine inside the home on the 100 block of Farris Street where Lunsford was being interviewed prior to her arrest.

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Lunsford was booked into the Eddy County Detention Center on the 2019 charges and was released two days later on an unsecured bond of $25,000 per jail and court records.

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