Santa Maria police seized 85 grams of cocaine, drug scales, drug packaging material, and more than $116,000 in cash during a narcotics investigation.
The police department said Saturday that officers from the Santa Maria Police Department Special Enforcement Team had conducted a narcotics investigation, which led to a traffic stop and a search warrant being served in the 300 block of South Western Street in Santa Maria.
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Officers arrested Jose Andres Morales Madrid, 31, on suspicion of possession of cocaine for sale and transportation of cocaine.
Police say the $116,000 in cash was seized pending asset forfeiture.
Madrid was booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.