Cocaine and cash found after traffic stop


A 43-year-old Miami man was arrested Monday morning following a traffic stop in which more than six ounces of cocaine and more than $3,000 in cash were found.


Lazaro Rodriguez was charged with trafficking cocaine.


Sgt. Joel Slough stopped a Ford Explorer at approximately 9:09 a.m. on U.S. 1 near 63rd Street for weaving around traffic without using turn signals.


K9 Coral responded and alerted to drugs in the vehicle.


Approximately 6.1 ounces of cocaine and $3,074 in suspected drug proceeds were found in the vehicle.


Rodriguez stated the cocaine was his as there was a female passenger in the vehicle. Rodriguez stated he buys the cocaine in Miami and sells it in the Keys.


Rodriguez was taken to jail.


The passenger was not charged


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