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2 Men Arrested in Raleigh Cocaine Bust

Posted February 24, 2008 7:58 p.m. EST
Updated February 25, 2008 11:08 a.m. EST

— Two men face drug charges after Raleigh police found 253.3 grams of cocaine over the weekend.

Andre Ruffin, 31, of 1204 Brighton Road in Raleigh, was charged with conspiracy to traffic cocaine by transportation.

Ruffin was being held Sunday night on a $250,000 bond.

Barry Washington, 23, of at 213 Walbury Drive in Knightdale, was charged with maintaining a vehicle to keep cocaine, trafficking by transportation of cocaine and trafficking by possession of cocaine.

Washington was being held Sunday night on a $1 million bond.

The street value of the cocaine was estimated to be $25,000, police said.