Police: Bronx man had half-kilo of cocaine in his car

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Police have arrested a Bronx man who allegedly was found with a half-kilo of cocaine in his car.

State police stopped 56-year-old Arturo Martinez outside Fultonville in upstate New York for an unsafe lane change. Officers say they then found drugs stashed in the car's air vent during a consensual search.

Martinez faces charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance. His bail was set at $50,000.

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