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2 Arrested In Major Nashville Drug Bust

Posted at 8:53 AM, Jun 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-30 09:53:58-04

Two people have been placed behind bars as part of a major drug bust in Nashville.

Blas Valle Garcia and Erwin Rayo have both been facing a number of charges.

Officers said they were making a traffic stop as part of a narcotics investigation.

Inside the car they stopped, they found around 4,132 grams of cocaine. According to reports, that’s worth about $250,000.

Garcia also had his 5-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son in the car.

Both suspects were charged with a felony drug offense. Garcia was also charged with two counts of child neglect.

Authorities said they found an additional 9.4 grams of cocaine, digital scales, and a stolen handgun when they searched Rayo’s apartment.

The investigation remained ongoing.