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Raid Yields $1 Million Worth Of Cocaine

Raid Yields $1 Million Worth Of Cocaine

The AP via YellowBrix

December 23, 2009

RICHMOND, Calif. — Three brothers and two other men face charges after authorities say they seized more than $1 million worth of cocaine in the east San Francisco Bay city of Richmond.

Richmond Police Sgt. Bisa French announced Tuesday that after a yearlong investigation, federal agents and local police arrested Francisco, Jose and Casimiro Cruz on suspicion of drug trafficking charges last week.

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Authorities also arrested Jaun Alcazar of Oakland and Edwin Garcia of Los Angeles

During the arrests, French says agents and officers seized more than 20 pounds of cocaine hidden in a car parked in a Richmond neighborhood.

French says all five suspects are being held on a no-bail warrant. It was not known if the suspects had retained attorneys.

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