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Police Arrest 'High-Level Drug Trafficker' In South San Jose

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) -- A man who police described as a "high-level drug trafficker" was arrested in San Jose following a long investigation, officials said Wednesday.

San Jose police said investigators executed a search warrant on May 21 and arrested Minh Thanh Lam, 45, in South San Jose.

Minh Thanh Lam
Minh Thanh Lam (San Jose Police Dept.)

Investigators seized a large amount of U.S. currency and approximately 21 pounds of cocaine and crack cocaine, with a street value of over $500,000.

Lam was booked into the Santa Clara County Jail for numerous felony charges involving the sale and distribution of narcotics.

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(San Jose Police Dept.)

 

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