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Woman arrested at RDU on coke trafficking charge

Posted December 7, 2015

Mary Elizabeth Rosavelez

— Cary police, assisting federal drug enforcement agents at Raleigh-Durham International Airport, arrested a woman Saturday and charged her with drug trafficking.

A Cary drug-sniffing dog identified contraband in the luggage of Mary Elizabeth Rosavelez, 34, of National City, Calif.

Police found 582 grams cocaine and some heroin. Rosavelez was being held on $3 million secured bond.


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  • Dennis Lee Dec 17, 2015
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    Another great job by law enforcement. Merry Christmas to our law enforcement and military. Thank each of you!

  • Aaron Whaley Dec 14, 2015
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    Key word... Dreaming

  • Merideth Page Dec 11, 2015
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    wonder if she is related to pablo escobar....

  • LetsBeFair Dec 8, 2015

    Wow, she's from right across the border from old TJ. This is one connected person.

  • Janni Cone Dec 7, 2015
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    Ok that's funny. Nice work.

  • Dean Morron Dec 7, 2015
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    1.28 pounds of cocaine is enough to destroy many lives. I have to ask Dave Roth why he deems cocaine should be legal ? I'm not understanding his logic, if indeed he used any logic to pen his quote.

  • Dave Roth Dec 7, 2015
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    Three million dollar bond for something that should shouldn't even be illegal.

  • Vicki Campbell Dec 7, 2015
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    roughly 453.5 grams in a 1 pound of coke.......stupid woman!!

  • John Murphy Dec 7, 2015
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    yeah, she's stupid.

  • Robert Scott Dec 7, 2015
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    Maybe she was dreaming of a White Christmas