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Police recover cocaine during traffic stop, two arrested


Two people were arrested after police recovered more than $15,000 worth of cocaine and $3,000 in cash, following a routine traffic stop early Thursday morning, in the 1800 block of Nelva St. in Waco.

Lucio Barrientos and Erica Garza face charges of engaging in organized crime following a traffic stop that occurred about 12:45 a.m. Thursday morning.

During the stop, police recovered 110 grams of cocaine, which has a street value of more than $15,000, and about $3,000 in cash.

Police say a juvenile in the vehicle was taken into custody on charges of failure to ID and was determined to be a runaway from Lacy Lakeview.

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