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CPD: California man found with 39 kilos of cocaine in Bridgeport

Jaime Ordaz, 35, of California was charged with with felony manufacture/delivery of cocaine after 39 kilos of cocaine were discovered in his truck Feb. 1 in Bridgeport. | Chicago Police

A California man has been charged after Chicago Police found 39 kilos of cocaine in his truck earlier this month.

Jaime Ordaz | Chicago Police photo
Jaime Ordaz | Chicago Police photo

An investigation by Deering District tactical officers led to the recovery of the cocaine on Feb. 1 in the 900 block of West Pershing Road, according to Chicago Police.

Jaime Ordaz, 35, of Spring Valley, California, was charged with a felony count of manufacture/delivery of more than 900 grams of cocaine, police said. His bail was set at $300,000.

Ordaz was expected to return to court on Tuesday.