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Cocaine Bust In Peru

Posted by wlpo on November 8, 2011

California drivers may want to avoid driving through the area, especially if they’re hauling drugs.

State Police say they pulled over James Pearl of California Monday morning for speeding on I-80 in Peru.  After a drug dog arrived, troopers say the found over seven pounds of cocaine hidden in a cargo area of Pearl’s Jeep.

He was arrested for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.  Pearl was taken to the county jail.

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