Drug Bust Nets $93,000 in Cocaine

Police received a tip about a drug delivery Saturday.

Monday, Mar 7, 2011  |  Updated 8:30 AM CDT
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Drug Bust Nets $93,000 in Cocaine

Chicago Police

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About $93,000 worth of cocaine and more than $30,000 in cash was seized by Chicago Police during a drug bust on Saturday.

Jason Hinton, 36, of the 300 block of West 51st Street, was arrested and charged Saturday afternoon. 

Police received a tip while conducting narcotics surveillance about a black vehicle delivering drugs near 7700 S. State St.

Officers saw Hinton driving a vehicle that fit the description and stopped it. Three large bags of cocaine were found along with the cash.

Hinton was scheduled to appear in bond court on Sunday.

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