Photo Gallery | Police find $80,000 during Cordova drug bust
(WMC-TV) - An undercover drug sting near a busy Cordova shopping center netted nearly $80,000 in cash Saturday, according to court records.
An undercover officer posing a drug dealer agreed to sell 5 kilos of cocaine to Ramon Soto, police said. The pair met worked out the terms of the deal in the parking lot of Dick's Sporting Goods, 2393 N. Germantown Pkwy.
Later the same day, Soto and several other men met the officer again, this time in the parking lot of the Micro Hotel next door to the shopping center.
Soto and 3 other men, Carlos Hart, Julio Juarez and Michael Stephens, were all arrested.
Police say they found nearly $80,000, marijuana and cocaine inside the men's vehicles.
All 4 are facing drug charges. Hart and Stephens are behind bars on $2 million bond. Soto and Juarez are being held on $1 million bond.
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