A suspected drug dealer was arrested for possession while allegedly carrying 70 baggies of possible heroin, four grams of marijuana, six grams of cocaine, $4,000 in cash — and had kids ages 1, 2 and 5 in his back seat, according to police.
The multi-agency bust happened Tuesday afternoon after investigators got a tip that a 23-year-old Delray Beach man would be at Jaycee Park with a large amount of drugs.
Officers watched as he pulled into the park, driving a 2012 Ford Edge with dark tinted windows.
When the man wouldn’t unlock the SUV, agents moved in and smashed the tinted window, according to a Boynton Beach police arrest report.
A woman and another man were also in the vehicle along with the children.
Inside the SUV, investigators found the drugs and money, according to the report.
Police claim the man was carrying more than $4,000 cash, according to the report.
The man faces multiple drug charges. He is also charged with child neglect. He is being held on bonds totaling $295,000.
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