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Two Pender County men jailed for cocaine

PENDER COUNTY -- Two men are in Pender County jail tonight after deputies say they found five kilos of cocaine in the suspects' possession. Sirilo Jaimes and Manuel Chavez are being held on $1.2 million bond. A third suspect, Victorina Hernandez, has also been charged. Detectives say the three were pulled over during a routine traffic stop near Newkirk Road Saturday night Drug dogs sniffed out the cocaine hidden in a compartment in the suspects' truck. Two guns were also found.

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