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Tift Sheriff's Office impounds coke

About two pounds of cocaine, two pistols, and a table full of cash were seized by Tift authorities. (Source: Tift Co. Sheriff's Office) About two pounds of cocaine, two pistols, and a table full of cash were seized by Tift authorities. (Source: Tift Co. Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Tift Co. Sheriff's Office) (Source: Tift Co. Sheriff's Office)

July 19, 2005
From the Tift Co. Sheriff's Office

Tifton, GA -- Four arrests have been made, and more than two pounds of cocaine seized, along with thousands of dollars in cash, and a stolen handgun.

Captain Mike Walker, head of the Criminal Investigation Division, said, “This arrest came as a result of an investigation that had been underway for some time and culminated in a traffic stop where the drugs were seized and the arrests were made.”

The Cocaine had an estimated street valued of $100,000.

Arrested were: 28-year-old Homero Carlos Lopez, 19-year-old Eliazar Robles, 21-year-old Fernando Salazar and a 15-year-old year old juvenile, all of Omega.

Each is charged with trafficking in cocaine, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and for theft by receiving stolen property.

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