Raul Loza, 33, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with possession with intent to deliver cocaine (greater than 40 grams) and obstructing a police officer. Loza is also known as Raul Loza-Ortega and Sergio Peralez.
If convicted of both charges, Loza faces up to 40 years, nine months in prison and/or fines up to $110,000.
According to the criminal complaint, investigators with the City of Racine Police Department learned about a large amount of cocaine being delivered by Loza. When investigators detained him, Loza gave police a fake New Jersey Driver’s License with a false name.
The car had 3.4 kilograms of cocaine hidden inside a trap compartment inside the door panel. The street value of the drugs is about $341,000.
Loza’s preliminary hearing is set for 9 a.m. Aug. 1.
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