NORTH BRADDOCK (KDKA) – The Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office announced a major cocaine bust on Monday night.READ MORE: Community Helping Hampton Township Family After Home Damaged By Tornado
Police from multiple agencies found $10 million of cocaine hidden in two cars, and they arrested two men who are believed to be part of drug trafficking ring between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.
Jermaine Clark and Terry Suggs Jr., both from Philadelphia, were arrested Monday in North Braddock. Clark is believed to be the head for the drug trafficking ring.READ MORE: Churchill Residents Ramp Up Protests Against Proposed Amazon Distribution Center
The men were driving vehicles registered out of Philadelphia, and a search of the vehicles turned up a total of 23 kilograms of cocaine hidden in hydraulic traps. Police used a K-9, named Atlas, to sniff for narcotics in the two cars, both registered to the suspects.
Police think the two men have spent the past 24 months transporting hundreds of kilograms of cocaine from Philadelphia to communities and neighborhoods in Allegheny County.MORE NEWS: Mail Carrier Hit, Killed By Driver Of Vehicle In Greene County
Both defendants have been charged with possession, possession with intent to deliver, conspiracy and criminal use of a communication device. Both will be arraigned at the Allegheny County Jail.