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$120,000 Worth of Cocaine Seized in Rockingham

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HARRISONBURG, VA. (AP) - Police say the arrest of a man carrying about eight pounds of cocaine is one of the largest drug seizures ever in Rockingham County.

The Daily News-Record reports the 34-year-old Joe Sanchez of Jersey City, N. J., was stopped by state police on Interstate 81 near Mauzy. Court papers say the cocaine was found inside a special compartment under the hood of the vehicle.

Police say the street value of the cocaine is $120,000.

Sanchez is being held without bond on felony charges of drug possession and transporting drugs into Virginia.

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