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Two arrested after cops find $10.5 million worth of cocaine in tomato shipment


Two men are facing drug trafficking charges after police discovered hundreds of pounds of cocaine concealed within a produce shipment.

The drug bust began around 2:30 a.m. on March 25 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Officers with the Las Vegas Metro Police Department (LVMPD) stopped a semi truck for erratic driving near I-15 and St. Rose Parkway.

“The nervous driver had a story that didn’t add up,” LVMPD said.

A LVMPD canine named “Nuggetz” alerted to the presence of drugs in the vehicle.

Officers conducted a search and discovered 230 pounds of cocaine amid the truck’s load of tomatoes.

The estimated street value of the seized drugs is $10.5 million.

Nanak Singh and Chandra Prakash were booked on trafficking a controlled substance.


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