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82 kilos of suspected cocaine seized from Hillsborough home

Posted July 30, 2016 11:42 a.m. EDT

Sheriff's deputies jailed four men in Orange County on Friday after finding more than 80 kilos of what is suspected to be cocaine.

— Sheriff's deputies jailed four men in Orange County on Friday after finding more than 80 kilos of what officials suspect is cocaine.

Carlos Salazar, Edi Daniel Salazar-Jimenez, Miguel Angel Robles-Puents and Jose DeJesus Villanueva-Miranda were charged with trafficking more than 400 grams of cocaine and trafficking more than 28 grams of heroin, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. All four were given a $500,000 bond.

During an investigation at 511 West Hill Ave. Lot B10 in Hillisborough, deputies found 82 kilos of cocaine and 2 kilos of heroin, the sheriff's office said. Deputies also seized a firearm.

The suspected narcotics were concealed in various compartments around the residence.