Published on February 19th, 2014 | by Reporters Desk0
36 Cocaine Kilos Found in Long Beach
LONG BEACH — On Feb. 17, the Long Beach Police Department confiscated about 36 kilos of cocaine — about $2.8 to $3.6 million — during a routine traffic stop in North Long Beach.
LBPD stopped 28-year-old Hildefonso Angulo on the 6900 block of Atlantic Avenue for a traffic-related violation. Officers noted Angulo seemed unusually nervous and was found driving without a license.
While conducting an inventory search of the vehicle incident to storage, officers located packaging material, which was consistent with packaging large quantities of narcotics. Officers found this to be highly suspicious and believed this may be related to drug sales.
The investigation led officers to the Angulo’s home in the 1100 block of E. 72nd Street, Long Beach. Officers and Drug Investigations Section detectives served a search warrant and seized the following items:
- Approximately 36 Kilos (79.20 pounds) of cocaine
- Over three pounds of methamphetamine
- 1 handgun and ammunition
- Over $3,000 cash
- 1 stolen vehicle
Angulo was arrested and booked for possession of narcotics for sales. He being held at the Long Beach Jail on $1 million bail.