Cops: Drug ring used kids' toys

September 23, 2008 5:01:30 PM PDT
A drug smuggling ring that was allegedly using children's toys to hide cocaine is out of business. Police announced Tuesday that they busted up a drug scheme that stretched from Puerto Rico to New York. Nine people were arrested after police uncovered several kilograms of cocaine concealed in boxes of popular kids toys.

They also seized handguns and more than $85,000 in cash.

The alleged leader of the ring was identified as Jose Diaz Ortega.

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