Cops in Wildwood say a traffic stop in the city Monday night lead to a man being arrested on drug charges and a large amount of cash being seized.

According to police, a vehicle was stopped in the 5000 Block of Park Boulevard in Wildwood around 7:30 last night in connection to an active narcotics investigation.

The driver, 35-year-old Luis Monroig-Gonzalez of Wildwood, had his vehicle searched and authorities say,

"During the search, distribution quantities of heroin were seized. In addition, cocaine and narcotics paraphernalia was recovered along with seventeen hundred dollars ($1,700.00) in United States currency. The currency seized was identified as proceeds of the illicit street level sales / distribution and held for forfeiture proceedings."

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Monroig-Gonzalez was arrested and is facing numerous drug-related charges. He was released from custody pending a future court appearance.

The public is reminded that charges are accusations and all persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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