Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Kingsland Cops Arrest 2 after Finding Cocaine in Traffic Stop; Vehicle's Occupants Attempted to Use Several Credit Cards, Which Were Declined, Raised Suspicion

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Kingsland Cops Arrest 2 after Finding Cocaine in Traffic Stop; Vehicle's Occupants Attempted to Use Several Credit Cards, Which Were Declined, Raised Suspicion

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Byline: Gordon Jackson, The Times-Union

KINGSLAND -- Two Miami residents are under arrest after Kingsland police say they found 7.5 pounds of cocaine in their vehicle during a traffic stop.

The car's occupants were arrested Aug. 19 after a complaint by a service station employee on Georgia 40 near Interstate 95 that the driver of a late-model red Mercury Cougar unsuccessfully tried six different credit cards to purchase gasoline at the pump before going inside to pay the $15 bill. Each of the credit cards was reported lost, stolen or that authorization was declined, reports said.

The service station clerk gave a description of the car and its occupants to Kingsland police. The clerk told officers the people had driven to a restaurant across the road.

Police stopped the car and asked the driver, Yulien Bazail, 24, if she could answer why she had problems getting approval to use the credit cards. Bazail denied knowing anything about the credit cards, reports said. …

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