Huge Drug Bust In Telfair County

TELFAIR COUNTY, GA – (WAOK/AJC)  –  Telfair County authorities say they have confiscated 840 pounds of cocaine,  some of which,   was hidden in a produce truck.   A Marietta man and three other suspects were arrested in connection with the bust.   A source in Macon,   says Telfair County Sheriff’s deputies found the drugs,  worth about 38 million on the street,   after searching a produce truck Saturday afternoon that turned out to contain more than tomatoes.    Reports show,  that half of the drugs were on the truck, and the rest was found buried in large, plastic containers in the woods near Lumber City, according to Sheriff Johnny Smith.   Authorities have charged four people with trafficking in cocaine: David Rivera-Uriostegui, 31, of Marietta; his brother Bertin Rivera-Uriostegui, 42, of Lumber City; Silvina Sanchez Santa Maria, 41, of Lumber City, and Natividad Salazar III, 21, of McRae.  Lumber City is located about 180 miles southeast of Atlanta.

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