Durham police seize nearly 8 pounds of cocaine; pair charged
Posted October 8, 2013
Durham, N.C. — A 41-year-old man and 48-year-old woman were charged Friday with multiple felony drug trafficking charges after Durham police recovered nearly 8 pounds of powder cocaine, two firearms and more than $14,000 in cash.
Simon Gonzalez, of North Hyde Park Avenue, was charged with five counts of trafficking in cocaine and several other felony drug charges. He was in the Durham County jail Tuesday under a $3 million bond.
Guadalupe Garcia-Martinez, also of North Hyde Park Avenue, was charged with conspiring to traffic cocaine. She was in the Durham County jail under a $500,000 bond.
Authorities said the drugs are worth about $70,000 on the street.