Three women who traveled from Mexico to Nashville via commercial bus are now in the Metro Jail after each was found with 2 cocaine bricks wrapped around their midsections under their outer clothing. Each woman carried 2 kilograms (4.4 pounds) of cocaine. The seized cocaine has a street value of $220,000.
All three women, Alegria Mayna Martinez, 34, Karla Cecilia Rodriguez-Galindo, 29, and Rosalba Belland, 48, are charged with possessing a large amount of cocaine for resale. Bond for each woman is set at $75,000.The MNPD’s Major Case Task Force and the DEA followed up on information that several persons were transporting cocaine to Nashville from Mexico via commercial bus, which was stopped on I-65 in Davidson County Friday morning. MNPD dog Boston assisted in the investigation.
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