77 pounds of cocaine seized during Pasadena raid

A map shows the 1000 block of Raymond Avenue in Pasadena, where authorities seized 77 pounds of cocaine on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. (Google Maps)

Police seized 77 pounds of cocaine during a raid in Pasadena last week.

Officers raided a building in the 1000 block of North Raymond Avenue last Thursday night as part of an ongoing investigation for narcotics.

Investigators say the cocaine was likely destined for distribution in Pasadena and surrounding cities.

During the search, investigators also discovered a semiautomatic handgun and a large pile of cash.

One male suspect was taken into custody. His name has not been released.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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