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PD: 50 pounds of cocaine buried in Glendale backyard

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Efrain Loya-Leon Efrain Loya-Leon
Felix Leon-Pacheco Felix Leon-Pacheco
Saul Sanchez-Leon Saul Sanchez-Leon
GLENDALE, AZ (CBS5) -

More than 50 pounds of cocaine buried in a backyard has been seized and three people have been arrested.

Detectives found the cocaine in a plastic bin they dug up while executing a search warrant Wednesday, Glendale police said.

Police said they also seized $17,570 in cash, a digital scale, a drug ledger and a .22-caliber rifle.

Saul Sanchez-Leon, 21, Felix Leon-Pacheco, 34, and Efrain Loya-Leon, 25, were booked into a Maricopa County jail on suspicion of possessing narcotic drugs for sale.

Police said Loya-Leon is an illegal immigrant.

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