4 kilos of cocaine made to seem like cake seized


GARDINER, Maine (CBS) — Authorities in Maine seized 4 kilos of cocaine made to seem like cake on Tuesday. Brokers with the Maine Drug Enforcement Company stopped a person and lady on I-295 and mentioned they found “a big quantity of cocaine of their automobile.”

The company shared a photograph of the medicine that was packaged inside a cake wrapper. A spokesperson informed The Bangor Daily News that the cocaine was sprinkled in espresso grounds, which is used to disguise the scent from drug-sniffing K9 canines.

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The cocaine seized by brokers that was made to seem like cake (Photograph credit score: Maine Drug Enforcement Company)

The road worth of the cocaine is estimated to be $200,000, the company mentioned. It’s believed the cocaine was going to be distributed in Kennebec and Somerset counties.

Police have charged 25-year-old John Cedeno, of New York, and 33-year-old Chelsy Cochran, of Winslow, Maine with drug trafficking.

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Native police, Maine State Police and Homeland Safety had been additionally a part of the investigation.
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