Traffic Stop Leads To $450,000 In Cocaine

A traffic stop in Greenville led to the seizure of 4.5 kilograms in cocaine worth $450,000.

Greenville Police say Johny Flores and Manuel Reyes, both of Texas, are now charged with several counts of trafficking and are each behind bars on 1.5-million dollars bond.

Police say their pickup truck was stopped Sunday for a traffic violation at Highway 264 and Mozingo Road. A drug detection K-9 smelled narcotics and that's when police seized the drugs.

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  • by JusticeForAll on Sep 16, 2011 at 12:35 PM
    Although taking drugs off the street in Greenville is a good thing, busting these small-time local dealers and distributors will come with an unintended consequence. Without the income from the sale of marijuana and cocaine (mostly to college students), you will be GUARANTEED to see the massive summertime spike in violent crime continue throughout the fall. When the thugs and dealers lose their drug sale income, they have to get their money somewhere else--and that will be through armed robberies, home-invasions, and muggings. Mark my words...
  • by Doofus Location: on the road on Sep 15, 2011 at 05:34 PM
    Another case of "tail-gating" I'll bet. Like the one several weeks ago, the tail-gating Dodge pick-up that had drugs in the intake manifold. "We (several various police agencies) noticed you were following that other vehicle awfully close. Would you mind if we sniff your intake manifold? I'ts for your own protection, of course." Was the driver also cited for a moving violation in this case?
  • by Shawn Location: Greenville on Sep 15, 2011 at 02:54 PM
    Why were GPD at Hwy 264 and Mozingo Rd? When did that get annexed into Greenville?
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      by bs on Sep 15, 2011 at 04:21 PM in reply to Shawn
      no it hasnt "where is pitt county" pretty much hit it on the head in the earlier post.
  • by Anonymous on Sep 15, 2011 at 01:52 PM
  • by lols at you right wings on Sep 15, 2011 at 01:29 PM
    You right wings make me literally laugh out loud. Enjoy living blissfully ignorant.
  • by crystal Location: washington on Sep 15, 2011 at 01:28 PM
    In my opinion they did not do a good job at hiding the fact that it was a "informant" who set this up, how often is the K-9 happen to jsut be there, well i guess they could have called the K-9 to the scene, yes the drugs are off the street for now, BUT, again I cant tell by this report that they were set up!
  • by concerned citizen Location: gville on Sep 15, 2011 at 08:50 AM
    I don't think the drug cartel in Mexico is having to do with anything about the shootings in Gville. It might just be a drop off point for larger locations up an down the east coast. Where is the DEA in all of this. Where locals working with Feds?
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      by Curious on Sep 15, 2011 at 09:53 AM in reply to concerned citizen
      The DEA and Federal agencies are at play. Don't worry about that. Just because you don't hear their names thrown around doesn't mean that they aren't there.
  • by World Champion on Sep 15, 2011 at 08:50 AM
    If you ad a little Ajax to it, you can stretch it out even longer
  • by Teresa Location: Farmville on Sep 15, 2011 at 06:35 AM
    To all involved. Well done. I am thankful for the informant who came forward the police and sheriffs. We have two criminals behind bars and we do not have to worry about them. I really don't like the word snitch because it is as if we wanted them to get away with it. So I prefer informant. good job all. They still do not pay law enforcement enough for the job they do. This include the detention officers. The job is too dangerous for the pennies.
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      by snitchs on Sep 15, 2011 at 01:20 PM in reply to Teresa
      the snitch is a dealer that they allowing to operate with a free get out of jail card. it is not some small time dealer there snitch is in it big time.
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      by lols at you Teresa on Sep 15, 2011 at 01:30 PM in reply to Teresa
      An informant is the same thing, and we all know what happens to snitches.
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        by bs on Sep 15, 2011 at 04:18 PM in reply to lols at you Teresa
        if we had more decient citizens we would not need snitches. its because of people like you and your logic that keeps crime thriving.
  • by Lol@lol @ the cops Location: Gvegas on Sep 15, 2011 at 06:33 AM
    If u cant make 450thou off 4.5 kilo..u might well hang ya hustling hat up
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