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7/12/07

Fugitive Arrested in Connection with Cocaine Trafficking Ring

Source: Lubbock County Sheriff's Dept. Source: Lubbock County Sheriff's Dept.

After eluding authorities for almost three months, a Lubbock fugitive is finally in custody. U.S. Marshals arrested Juan Antonio Benitez Jr. on Thursday, in the 2900 Block of East Colgate.

Benitez is one of six men facing federal charges of possession with intent to distribute cocaine in connection with a large cocaine ring operating in Lubbock. Four of the men were arrested in April. One man still remains on the loose.

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