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Police Arrest Man With 130 Cases of Liquor Inside SUV: Officials

A Massachusetts man was arrested in Delaware after police say they found dozens of cases of liquor inside his SUV that he was illegally transporting.

Kin Fu Wong, 38, of Lawrence, Massachusetts was driving his 2011 Chevrolet Suburban on Naamans and Darly roads in Claymont, Delaware Saturday when he was stopped by a state trooper for an alleged traffic violation.

The officer discovered 130 cases of various brands of liquor inside the passenger compartment of the vehicle, according to investigators.

Police determined Wong bought the alcohol at various locations in New Jersey and one location in Delaware before he was stopped. Police also say Wong was in possession of over $10,000 in cash.

Wong was taken into custody and turned over to agents from the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement (DATE). He was charged with attempting to evade Delaware excise tax and illegal transportation of alcoholic beverages without a license. He was later released under $6,000 unsecured bail.

DATE agents seized the cash as well as the Chevrolet Suburban.

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