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S.C. Speeder Carrying $1M In Cocaine

May 21, 2013  | 

Horry County (S.C.) Police officers discovered $1 million worth of cocaine, after pulling over an unlicensed driver for speeding on U.S. 501.

Alejandro Valderrabano Contreras, 31, was arrested and charged Friday with exceeding the speed limit by at least 15 mph and no more than 25 mph, having no South Carolina driver’s license and trafficking in cocaine 400 grams or more.

Officers stopped his 2003 Nissan Maxima around 8:20 p.m. for speeding in the Galivants Ferry area, reports Mrytle Beach Online.

Officer searched the vehicle and located a hidden compartment in the center console that contained 10 kilograms or 22 pounds of cocaine, reports the Charlotte Observer.

Tags: Drug Trafficking, Catching Speeders, Horry County (S.C.) PD


Comments (4)

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HAL ADLEMAN @ 5/21/2013 3:29 PM

Good think criminals aren't smarter. What kind of an idiot draws police attention to himself by speeding...without a license...while he's got 22 lbs (!!) of cocaine with him! Maybe he'd been sampling his own wares.

Kilrbc @ 5/21/2013 3:33 PM

Don't we all love the stupid ones? It is like Christmas in May when you get a haul like this one. Salute to the officers!

bo @ 5/22/2013 6:38 PM

...we only catch the dumb ones...the faster you realize that, the better off you'll be

Sgt. Mike @ 5/29/2013 9:26 PM

LOL

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