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Two Spanish speaking men arrested in drug haul

The stop of a speeding car on the Scajaquada Expressway near Parkside Avenue early Wednesday led to the arrest of two men who claimed they spoke only Spanish after police officers reported finding in their vehicle a more than one kilo brick of alleged cocaine, 40 narcotic pills outside their original container and $566 in U.S. currency.

The driver, identified as Victor Felix-Morales, 22, of Vista Hermosa, Puerto Rico, and a male passenger identified only as Felix Valcarcel, were both arrested by Police Officers Kevin Bridge and William Graeber on charges of first-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and endangering the welfare of a child in the car with them. Felix-Morales was also charged with a number of Vehicle and Traffic infractions. Neither of the adult suspects claimed to speak English, according to police officials

A five-year old boy named Dillon, identified by police as the son of Valcarcel, was turned over to a family friend after the two adults suspects were taken into custody for booking about 2 a.m.