South Ga. traffic stop yields cocaine in hidden compartment

Sunday, Aug 25, 2013 12:20 PM
Last updated 8:31 PM
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VALDOSTA, Ga. — Police in Valdosta say they discovered about $800,000 worth of cocaine during a traffic stop that was concealed in the roof of a car.

Lowndes County Sheriff Chris Prine told the Valdosta Daily Times that authorities stopped a 2007 Ford Taurus on Interstate-75 Friday and learned that the driver’s license was suspended. Deputies asked the driver for permission to search the car and investigators say they found a button that hydraulically opened a hidden compartment on the roof.

Investigators say Glenn Cruz of Homestead, Fla., was arrested after authorities found cocaine in the secret compartment. Prine says the car Cruz was driving was customized to transport drugs and has been impounded. Cruz is charged with cocaine trafficking.

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GiantsAllDay
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GiantsAllDay 08/25/13 - 01:20 pm
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he gave permission for a

he gave permission for a search? dummy!!! you deserve what u get!!!

Riverman1
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Riverman1 08/25/13 - 02:00 pm
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I wonder why they stopped him

I wonder why they stopped him to start with? Maybe they had info?

leebraxjr
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leebraxjr 08/25/13 - 03:39 pm
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why the stop

GiantallDAy, before you solve the problem at least show what we are working with.
No License + Transporting + Permission to search = Dumb.

oldredneckman96
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oldredneckman96 08/25/13 - 05:17 pm
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Dope
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Why do you think that the world calls it dope? The people who make the decision to get involved with drugs have proven that their decision making process is flawed to start with. From the most simple-minded potheads to the leaders of the most sinister cartels, drugs always destroy the ability to think rationally. The addictive powers of dope overrule any human instincts of decency and the enemies of our once great country know this and push everyday to relax our drug laws. From Eric Holder and Obama, everyday we see and hear more about giving up on defending America from dope. Now that you know who and why, get out and VOTE!

corgimom
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corgimom 08/25/13 - 06:57 pm
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They knew exactly who they

They knew exactly who they were stopping and why.

ALL of the addicts and drug dealers would rat out their own mothers, if necessary.

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