Tuesday, June 5, 2007
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Gwinnett Daily Post
BRASELTON - A traffic stop for window tint violations Wednesday led to the arrest of two men on charges of trafficking cocaine.
Braselton police stopped a car driven by Antonio Rodriguez-Hargis, 29, of Baltimore, Md. The car had dark window tinting and a license plate cover that obscured the numbers, according to police reports. The officer searched the car when he smelled a strong odor of marijuana and air freshener, police reports state. Under the car's hood, the officer found two large, heat-sealed, shrink-wrapped chunks of suspected cocaine that totaled less than one-half kilo, according to police reports.
Rodriguez-Hargis was arrested along with Sean Cory Richardson, 29, of Baltimore, Md. Both men were charged with trafficking cocaine along with Rodriguez-Hagis' additional charge of window tint violation. They remain in the Jackson County jail without bond.