Kilo Of Cocaine Located During Traffic Stop, JCSO Says

JOHNSTON COUNTY – A Garner man is being held under a $2,050,000 bond after his arrest on cocaine trafficking charges. John Aldo Rizo, age 53, of Knoll Court, was arrested by SAFE Team deputies with the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office.

On March 24th around 11:30am, a deputy sheriff stopped a vehicle on Glen Road off NC Highway 42 in the Cleveland community for a window tint violation.

During the traffic stop, deputies reportedly found a kilo of cocaine in the backseat floorboard.

Rizo was charged with six counts of trafficking cocaine, and single felony counts of conspiracy to traffic cocaine, maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for a controlled substance, and possession of a firearm by a felon.


  1. Great job JCSO. Thanks for helping to keep that trash off the streets as well as keeping the drugs away from our kids.

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