New York City police arrested a man for stashing six kilograms of cocaine. “Joe Biden”According to the, he was inside his car. Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor of the City of New York. Drug Enforcement Agency.
Reynaldo Amonte, aged 29, was indicted at Manhattan Supreme Court for a number of drug-related offenses. Police say that they discovered cocaine hidden in the Nissan burgundy Nissan of Almonte on Nov. 28, according to cops. New York Post reported.
Almonte, a Queens native from New York was arrested in the Bronx. Authorities say that he was carrying an alcoholic beverage. “weighed shopping bag”In a statement, the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor stated that they observed him move objects in the back of the car after he had entered his car.
When authorities followed Almonte’s vehicle, he was busted after they say he was double-parked and they searched the car, according to the statement.
Authorities have discovered a hidden trap in the vehicle’s rear passenger compartment. Authorities claim that six packages weighing approximately 7,000 g were found inside the trap. One package contained a photo of President Joe Biden and another contained plastic packages weighing in at 650 g. Other packages contained a photo of the cat and letters on their labels. “AMG,”The DEA and Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor made the following statement.
The authorities claim that the packages contained cocaine after preliminary field testing. The DEA estimates that the cocaine’s street value is approximately $300,000.
Almonte was released with a $300,000.000 partially secured bail on December 8, 2022. He pleaded guilty to the charges.
Almonte’s attorney, Lance Lazzaro, told Inside Edition Digital that his client is innocent.
“When the facts come out it will be proven to be a bad search on the police department’s part,” Lazzaro told Inside Edition Digital in a statement.
Bridget G. Brennan was the Special Narcotics Prosecutor. “Cocaine continues to be significant factor in overdose deaths in New York City. Cocaine has always posed significant health risks, but it is now commonly mixed with fentanyl, methamphetamine and other deadly substances, increasing risks to users. Taking thirteen pounds of cocaine off of our streets will save precious lives.”
“Similar to business marketing, drug traffickers brand their deadly product in various ways using hot topic photos, logos, or stamps referencing pop culture and current events,”Frank Tarentino, DEA Special agent in Charge, made the statement. “These six kilograms would be repackaged into thousands of baggies sold on our New York City streets. DEA saves lives every single day with seizures like this which prevented traffickers from mixing and selling a deadly fentanyl and cocaine cocktail.”