$8.4 Million Cocaine Bust in Inland Empire

Two men are behind bars Friday and $8.4 million in cocaine has been booked into evidence in connection with a drug bust involving a dozen law enforcement agencies.

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Orange County Sheriff's Department
Two men are behind bars Friday and $8.4 million in cocaine has been booked into evidence in connection with a drug bust involving a dozen law enforcement agencies. A traffic stop on the 60 Freeway at about 8 p.m. Thursday led to thenarrests of two men, one 24 and the other 38, when investigators found a "substantial'' amount of drugs in the car, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Department. That led investigators to search the suspects' home in the Inland Empire, which yielded 140 kilograms of cocaine with a street value of about $8.4 million, sheriff's officials said.nAuthorities would not release the names of the suspects because they are involved in a broader investigation and the release of their names could hinder that, said Jaimee Blashaw, a spokeswoman for the sheriff's department.
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Departamento de Alguacil del Condado de Orange
A big bust: $8.4 million worth of cocaine, 140 kilos, was seized from an Inland Empire home, authorities said Friday, March 23, 2018.
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Orange County Sheriff's Department
A big bust: $8.4 million worth of cocaine, 140 kilos, was seized from an Inland Empire home, authorities said Friday, March 23, 2018.
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Orange County Sheriff's Department
A big bust: $8.4 million worth of cocaine, 140 kilos, was seized from an Inland Empire home, authorities said Friday, March 23, 2018.
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Orange County Sheriff's Department
A big bust: $8.4 million worth of cocaine, 140 kilos, was seized from an Inland Empire home, authorities said Friday, March 23, 2018.
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Departamento de Alguacil del Condado de Orange
A big bust: $8.4 million worth of cocaine, 140 kilos, was seized from an Inland Empire home, authorities said Friday, March 23, 2018.
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Orange County Sheriff's Department
A big bust: $8.4 million worth of cocaine, 140 kilos, was seized from an Inland Empire home, authorities said Friday, March 23, 2018.
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