Pair arrested for $865K worth of cocaine found in secret compartment, authorities say

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Benigno Gomez-Moralez, 23 

PARSIPPANY — State troopers pulled over a car on the highway Saturday morning – and arrested the two people inside after $865,000 worth of cocaine was found in a secret compartment, authorities said.

Benigno Gomez-Moralez, 23, and the passenger Eridania Batista-De Leon, 30, both of Spring Valley, N.Y., were arrested after they were pulled over in the Subaru Tribeca for a moving violation at 8 a.m. on I-287, said Sgt. Adam Grossman.

The troopers developed probable cause during the stop, Grossman said. While they were going over the car, the troopers found an …read more

Source: NJ.com Morris

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