NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Two men were arrested after police found more than five pounds of cocaine and a large amount of cash in a Nashville motel room.
A Metro Nashville police affidavit said detectives were called to a Rodeway Inn on Wallace Road on Monday afternoon.
They searched a room and found 5.5 pounds of cocaine -- worth $100,000 -- and $153,000 in cash. Two suspects, 26-year-old Javier Calderon-Garcia and Jorge Nieves-Sanchez, were both arrested.
Both were charged with possessing cocaine for resale and were held in lieu of $100,000 bond each.
Police said the cocaine originated in Mexico and represents at least 4,500 user “hits.”