3 Kilos Of Cocaine Found Inside Car

BENSON – Three kilos of cocaine were located inside a car during a traffic stop on Interstate 40 in Johnston County.  A deputy sheriff stopped a vehicle Friday night for a violation. The officer then requested assistance from a narcotics detective.

During a search of the vehicle the cocaine was located.  Officials said the drugs had a potential street value of $100,000.

Ulises Montano Rodriguez, 29, of Oak Wood Drive, Angier was charged with three counts of trafficking in cocaine, one count of conspiracy to traffic cocaine and maintaining a vehicle for a controlled substance.

Rodriguez was held on a $2 million secured bond at the Johnston County Jail.


  1. Ha, they act like this “traffic stop” was just a routine stop. Someone totally told them he was hauling drugs.

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