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- Detectives and a K-9 officer entered the home, finding just over 226 grams of the drug while also collecting over $33,200 in cash.
Miami Beach Police arrested a man with a history of drug trafficking arrests after an undercover operation uncovered over 200 grams of cocaine.
Alberto Cole was taken into custody Thursday inside his apartment after police entered with a search warrant, charging the 48-year-old with 16 drug related counts.
Undercover investigators from the department made contact with Cole on January 5th, making several different purchases at a location just over 300 feet from a school. Once police determined he was dealing cocaine, officers entered his apartment off Euclid Avenue, officials said.
Detectives and a K-9 officer entered the home, finding just over 226 grams of the drug while also collecting over $33,200 in cash. Cole was also being held on a previous warrant that was uncovered during the arrest.
Cole has an extensive record of arrests, including charges for drug trafficking and battery on a law enforcement officer, records showed.