Police: $2.1M worth of cocaine seized in N.C.

Gabriel Murcia Zazueta (Mugshot provided by, Archdale Police)

Gabriel Murcia Zazueta (Mugshot provided by, Archdale Police)

ARCHDALE, N.C. (WGHP) — Police say a man was arrested this week after an estimated $2.1 million worth of cocaine was seized in Randolph County.

According to the Archdale Police Department, officers received a complaint on Monday about drugs at Gabriel Murcia Zazueta’s home at 11324 Archdale Road in Trinity.

As a result of the complaint, Archdale police say they, along with the High Point Police Department and Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, seized 21 kilograms of cocaine and more than $4,000.

The cocaine has an estimated street value of $2.1 million, police said.

Zazueta was arrested and charged with trafficking cocaine, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine and maintaining a vehicle/dwelling/place for a controlled substance.

The suspect is currently being held in the Randolph County Jail under a $2 million bond.

No other information was provided.

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