Saturday, January 31, 2015

Traffic Violation Stop Yield $6.75M Of Cocaine In Chicago

Police in the Northwest side of Chicago pulled over driver for not using a turn signal and discovered 119 pounds of cocaine in several suitcases.

By H. Nelson Goodson 
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

January 31, 2015

Chicago, Illinois - On Friday, Juan Roberto Vázquez, 28, was taken into custody around 2:30 p.m. after a traffic violation led to a discovery of 119 pounds of cocaine worth at least $6.75M, according to Chicago police. Vázquez was seen loading several suitcases into a vehicle by police and then drove away. He failed to make a turn signal and was stopped by police.
Vázquez was taken into custody after he failed to show a driver's license and didn't have insurance for the vehicle. Police checked both suitcases and found 54 bricks of cocaine when tested.
Vázquez  was charged with one felony count for possession of a control substance, one misdemeanor count for no driver's license and cited for no insurance and failing to make a turn signal when turning.

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