Traffic stop leads to finding 2 pounds of cocaine

By: Channel 8 Eyewitness Newsroom

Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office arrest a man with more than 2 pounds of cocaine.  

Francisco Alverez, 27, from California was arrested for possession of cocaine with intent to deliver and carrying a concealed weapon.  

Deputies pulled a vehicle over on I-80 near South Hwy 77 for a traffic stop.  

They found one of the passengers with a kilo of cocaine valued at around $26,000.  

Alverez had a machete with him.