Dothan police seize nearly a million dollars worth of cocaine, guns in major drug bust

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Dothan (WTVY)-- Four men, three who live along Mexican border, face Drug Trafficking charges in Dothan.

Cocaine, guns seized by Dothan police. Photo from February 8, 2019.

Kenneth Nicholas De La Cerda, 24, and Alberto Diaz, Jr., both of Rio Grande City, TX, Jesus Pina, Jr. of Penitas. Texas, and Muta Bolden of Dothan are held without bond following their arrests Friday.

Dothan police executed a search warrant Friday, arrested the men, and seized cocaine with a street value of about $800,000. Several guns were also confiscated, per Captain Will Benny.

Police didn't say if the arrests are related to drug activity in the Rio Grande area where three suspects live but that area of Texas is a hot sport of illegal drug activity.

Last month, authorities there seized 700 pounds of cocaine and, in other recent cases, agents also confiscated several hundred pounds of illegal marijuana.

(This story updated at 8:56 a.m. to reflect fourth arrest and street value of drugs).