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Raeford Bust Nets $200K in Drugs, 3 Arrests

Posted March 25, 2008 12:29 p.m. EDT

— Three men have been arrested after authorities found about 18 pounds of cocaine and 10 pounds of marijuana in a Raeford home, authorities said.

Jose Mendoza Miguel, 30, and Hilario Jiminez Barajas, 23, both of 7945 Old Wire Road in Lumber Bridge, and Victor Pulido Jiminez, 31, of 315 Hendrix Road in Raeford, have each been charged with one felony count of conspiracy to traffic 400 grams or more of cocaine and two felony counts of drug trafficking.

All three were being held in Hoke County Jail under $1 million secure bonds.

Hoke County and Cumberland County deputies and Fayetteville police officers were executing a search warrant at 315 Hendrix Road and found the cocaine, valued at almost $200,000, and marijuana, valued at $3,000, inside, authorities said.