Police seize 60 kilos of cocaine with street value of $6 million - CBS46 News

Police seize 60 kilos of cocaine with street value of $6 million

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FULTON COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Most of the time you'll find Paris Hill making custom furniture inside his business in the business complex on Wendell Drive in South Fulton County.

"I've been at this location close to a year now," said Hill.

Hill's company is in the same complex were Fulton and DeKalb County police seized more than 60 kilos of cocaine worth about $6 million.

Hill saw officers at the building four doors from his business Wednesday night.

"When I pulled into the parking lot, it was police officers everywhere," said Hill. "I was just as shocked as some of the other tenants out here. It's some respectable black businesses out here. We were very surprised with what we saw Wednesday night."

According to police, the suspects hid the cocaine in bags of charcoal.

Police arrested Jorge Cavasos, Jesus Castillo and Ulises Ruiz-Lopez.

"DeKalb County had been working this case for a while and they had identified specific information that led to the busts," said Fulton County police Detective Melissa Parker.

Officers hit another location in the 7800 block of Cedar Grove in Fairburn. There they found three guns, an undisclosed amount of cash and a cash counting machine.

Hill is glad the drugs are off the streets.

'If that quantity of drugs hit the street, it can be deadly for hundreds of people," said Hill. "See, Fulton County is doing pretty good as far as trying to get the area cleaned up. Just to think something like that is a few doors down from me it was pretty shocking."

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