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::Deputies Find 32 Kilos Of Coke In Bus

By Elliott West, Raleigh Chronicle News Editor
Tuesday, July 24, 2007

ZEBULON - The Wake County Sheriff's Department reported that a drug interdiction team in Zebulon found a major stash of drugs in the tires of a 40 foot tour bus from Texas on Friday, which was empty except for two men.

According to the Sheriff's Department, at around 2:00pm on Friday afternoon, Deputy Steverson of the Impact Team drug interdiction unit saw a white tour bus with Texas license plates run a red light at the intersection of Wakefield and West
Gannon Streets in Zebulon.

Police say that during the stop, a police dog trained to detect drugs "alerted on the bus."

As a result, according to a report on WRAL-TV, the detectives detained the bus for several hours while they searched it.

When deputies took apart a third axle tires, they discovered 32 kilos of cocaine wrapped in plastic wrap inside the tire.

With a claimed street value of $3.2 million, the Sheriff's Department said the drug bust was the largest in recent history and the largest since Donnie Harrison was elected Sheriff in 2002.  Sheriff Harrison said he formed the Impact Team in September 2003 to stop the flow of illicit drugs into and through Wake County.

Arrested in the case were Gerardo Vilchez, age 48 years old, of Gulf Freeway in Houston, Texas and Victor Hugo Lopez, age 33 years old, of Dawson Circle in Grand Prairie, Texas.

The two men were questioned and were both charged with multiple felonies including trafficking by possession, trafficking by transportation, maintaining a vehicle for trafficking, and conspiracy to traffic in cocaine.   ::

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::Deputies Find 32 Kilos Of Coke In Bus

By Elliott West, Raleigh Chronicle News Editor
Tuesday, July 24, 2007

ZEBULON - The Wake County Sheriff's Department reported that a drug interdiction team in Zebulon found a major stash of drugs in the tires of a 40 foot tour bus from Texas on Friday, which was empty except for two men.

According to the Sheriff's Department, at around 2:00pm on Friday afternoon, Deputy Steverson of the Impact Team drug interdiction unit saw a white tour bus with Texas license plates run a red light at the intersection of Wakefield and West
Gannon Streets in Zebulon.

Police say that during the stop, a police dog trained to detect drugs "alerted on the bus."

As a result, according to a report on WRAL-TV, the detectives detained the bus for several hours while they searched it.

When deputies took apart a third axle tires, they discovered 32 kilos of cocaine wrapped in plastic wrap inside the tire.

With a claimed street value of $3.2 million, the Sheriff's Department said the drug bust was the largest in recent history and the largest since Donnie Harrison was elected Sheriff in 2002.  Sheriff Harrison said he formed the Impact Team in September 2003 to stop the flow of illicit drugs into and through Wake County.

Arrested in the case were Gerardo Vilchez, age 48 years old, of Gulf Freeway in Houston, Texas and Victor Hugo Lopez, age 33 years old, of Dawson Circle in Grand Prairie, Texas.

The two men were questioned and were both charged with multiple felonies including trafficking by possession, trafficking by transportation, maintaining a vehicle for trafficking, and conspiracy to traffic in cocaine.   ::

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Business Directory

ATTORNEY
Tom Davis, Attorney At Law :: Durham & Wake Counties

BAKERY / DELI
Conti's Italian Market :: Italian Specialties ! :: 836-8368

BARS / CLUBS
Amra's :: Live Music, Spirits, Stogies :: Glenwood South
Blue Martini :: Daily Specials, Great Music :: Powerhouse
TirNaNog Irish Pub :: Raleigh's Irish Pub Downtown
The Raleigh Times :: 14 E. Hargett St.  Raleigh

BEAUTY SALONS
Primp Salonbar :: Go Ahead! Cheat On Your Stylist!

CHURCHES:
True Love Int'l Church :: A Church That Loves on Purpose

COMPUTERS & SOFTWARE
AMS Software :: Software For Doctors
Bronto :: E-Mail Marketing Software
Crash Graphyx :: We Build Websites That Work!

CONSTRUCTION
Tankless Electric Water Heaters :: Save Money & Space!

DENTIST
Howard Shareff, DDS :: We Cater To Cowards! :: 834-1432

ENTERTAINMENT
Opera Company Of NC :: 10 Years Of World Class Opera

GIFTS
Morgan Imports :: Unique Gifts & Furnishings!

MAGAZINES
The Raleigh Downtowner :: Your Guide To Downtown!
TechJournal South :: Southeast Tech And VC News
Carolina Newswire :: Daily Business News

MEDICINE
Cynthia Gregg, MD, FACS :: Facial Plastic Surgery

OUTDOORS
Great Outdoor Provision Co :: Clothing & Equipage

REAL ESTATE
Gail Perry RE/MAX :: Raleigh's Real Estate Professional
Kevin Moonan :: SunTrust Residential Mortgages
Kitts Creek New Homes :: In The Heart Of The Triangle

RESTAURANTS
Nana's Chophouse :: Five Stars Under The Stars
Morning Times Cafe :: Coffees, Pastries, & More!
The Duck & Dumpling :: Chinese & Vietnamese Cooking
Underground Restaurant :: Best Small Plate Restaurant!