LAWRENCE, Ind. (WISH) - A drug bust has taken more than $100,000 worth of cocaine off the streets of Lawrence. This comes after undercover drug buy in the 9000 block of Pendleton Pike.
Detectives arrested Santiago Hernandez and Jose Alvarez. Police tie 3 kilos of cocaine, six guns, and $76,000 in cash to the duo. A kilo of cocaine has an estimated street value of $35,000, according to police.
More than five investigative agencies were part of the investigation. Police add they have been watching the two for a while, but they would not give specifics.
Photos | Lawrence drug bust
Hernandez and Alavarez were arrested on preliminary charges of dealing cocaine, a Class A felony. They will appear in Marion Superior Court on Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. for an initial hearing.
During the investigation, four vehicles were seized. According to Lawrence Police that information will be used to further other police investigations.
Detectives are now trying to determine who supplied Hernandez and Alvarez with the drugs.
"We are trying to work on that, who the suppler is where it is coming from. We will work it right up the chain," Lawrence Police Deputy Chief Gregory Swingle said.
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