Police make major drug bust in Rockdale County

- The Rockdale County Sheriff's office surge team along with several other state and local agencies seized a major amount of cocaine during a traffic stop. 

Officers discovered 97.96 pounds of cocaine within 38 packages while conducting the traffic stop on Interstate 20 westbound between Sigman Road and West Avenue. The drugs are estimated to be worth to $2 million in street value. 

Police arrested Victor Gomez-Perez during the stop. Perez was taken to the Rockdale County Jail and faces charges of trafficking cocaine. 

Sheriff Eric Levett released the following statement: 

"This seizure is proof that this Surge Team is following my vision of continuing to rid this county of criminals. Especially those who attempt to bring drugs in. I am a crime-fighter and I made a promise to my Citizens to keep Rockdale safe!! Criminals are not welcome in Rockdale and we will catch them...."

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