NASHVILLE (WSMV) - An investigation by Metro Nashville Police, DEA and TBI resulted in a drug bust of 5.5 pounds of cocaine.

Investigators seized approximately $100,000 worth of cocaine, and found more than $150,000 in cash inside a motel room on Wallace Road in South Nashville.

Javier Calderon-Garcia, 26, and Jorge Nieves-Sanchez, 53, were arrested and charged with possessing cocaine for resale. They are being held on $100,000 bond each. 

Police say they believe the cocaine originated from Mexico. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

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