Police seize 100K worth of cocaine cash and pickup truck in

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A Welland man is facing multiple drug related charges after police found more than a kilogram of suspected cocaine in his possession.Officers began investigating the alleged sale and distribution of cocaine in the Niagara Region by Salvatore “Sammy” Lamacchia earlier this year. Police say Lamacchia, 37, was arrested on Monday after “participating in a suspected drug transaction.” During his arrest, police found he had roughly $100,000 worth of suspected cocaine with him. Officers executed a search warrant early Tuesday morning at a home in Welland and seized $28,000 worth of marijuana plants, cash, and a 2014 Dodge Ram pickup truck.Lamacchia is facing drug trafficking and possession charges and is scheduled to appear in court for a bail hearing later Tuesday.

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