Over the course of an eight-month investigation, which culminated Thursday with the arrest of three Sheboygan County men, the Manitowoc County Metro Drug Unit seized about two kilos of cocaine with an estimated street value of more than $65,000, probably the largest seizure made by Manitowoc County authorities.
Bail was set at $500,000 cash on Friday for each of three Sheboygan men arrested by Manitowoc authorities in a cocaine bust Thursday.
Julian Perez Jr., 31, Alfredo Hernandez-Benitez, 23, and Joel Alverez-Gonzales, 25, appeared in front of Manitowoc County Court Commissioner Patricia Koppa via video monitor. They were assisted by a Spanish interpreter.
All three suspects, who worked for El Camino Mexican Restaurant in Sheboygan, are scheduled to make an initial appearance in court on Monday. ...