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By Delivrine Registre - bio | email

October 13, 2008

BEN HILL COUNTY, GA (WALB) - Three men from Buford were arrested in Ben Hill county in what deputies call the largest drug bust in the county's history.

25-year-old Benitez Figueroa, 34-year-old Jose Guerrero Dejesus, and 18-year-old Montes Hulices were all arrested and charged Saturday morning with trafficking cocaine.

Deputies confiscated about seven pounds of cocaine with a street value of 243,000 dollars.

They also seized a 2001 Ford Explorer.

Deputies made the arrests at the Western Hotel on Highway 129 just outside the Bridge Creek apartment complex.

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