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Worcester Man Caught With Two Kilos Of Cocaine Hidden In Cereal Boxes

Cocaine, hidden within cereal boxes, that confiscated by State Police. Photo Credit: New York State Police
The cocaine that was hidden inside the cereal boxes Photo Credit: New York State Police

A 23-year-old man faces felony charges after two Lucky Charms boxes stuffed with blocks of cocaine were found inside his vehicle by New York State Police. 

According to troopers, probable cause was established to search the vehicle of Jahn Rentas, of Worcester, Massachusetts, and its occupants after he was pulled over on Interstate 90 in the area of Verona, New York, near Utica, at approximately 1:45 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24. 

Police said that 4.5 pounds of cocaine were uncovered. 

Rentas, who is awaiting arraignment at Oneida County Jail, was charged with the felony of first-degree criminal possession of a control substance.

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