Mendota man arrested in drug bust

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MENDOTA — A Mendota man was arrested through an ongoing investigation into drug sales in the Mendota area. Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team officials say they arrested 37-year old Esat Aliu in the 1400-block of 13th Avenue around 9 AM Tuesday. Authorities say they served an arrested warrant for Aliu, and he has been charged with unlawful delivery of a controlled substance after Aliu delivered fentanyl to undercover agents. Aliu was taken to the La Salle County Jail, held on a $500,000 bond.