10 kilos of cocaine ‘directly from Mexico’ found during vehicle stop in Fairfield
FAIRFIELD, Ohio (WXIX) - A man has been arrested after he was found with 10 kilos of cocaine.
Napoleon Figueroa-Pineda, 44, is charged with possession and trafficking of cocaine, according to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office.
Figueroa-Pineda was in a vehicle that was pulled over on Nov. 8 in Fairfield by the Butler County Sheriff’s Office Undercover Regional Narcotics Task Force and Cincinnati Drug Enforcement Agency, the sheriff’s office explained.
Inside the vehicle, Sheriff Richard Jones said law enforcement found 10 kilograms of cocaine “which came directly from Mexico.”
Sheriff Jones said during a press conference, “Anybody who’s doing business into drugs and shipping this poison into our community, we’re going to get you. We have tentacles not only in Butler County but we have it all over the United States.”
The 44-year-old was taken to the Butler County Jail for the felony charges, according to the sheriff.
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