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"Black Jesus" and His Accomplices Arrested for Trying to Steal $450,000 Worth of Cocaine

Six West Palm Beach men loaded with an arsenal of weapons and led by a dude who went by the name "Black Jesus" were arrested by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives after a sting operation that set them up to rob $450,000 worth of "pure Colombian cocaine."

According to federal prosecutors, Black Jesus and his men were set up to rob the coke from an apparent drug trafficker. The operation was arranged by a disgruntled insider who "hired" the men to pull off the heist.

The insider turned out to be an undercover federal agent.

The operation went down when an informant -- an unidentified man from Atlanta -- cooperated with the feds and put one of their undercover agents in touch with Jean Cazy, 32, otherwise known as "Black Jesus."

The undercover agent posed as an insider for a major drug trafficker and hired Cazy to ambush the dealers' warehouse and rip off the cocaine.

The men met at a Fort Lauderdale Hooters (because, why not?) and hatched their plan.

When told that the stash house would be guarded by armed men, Cazy told the insider that it wouldn't be a bother. Black Jesus and his men don't bring knives to a gunfight.

Cazy then told the agent they could turn the cocaine around and sell it for 30 grand a kilo. He also offered to sell the undercover agent's take for him. Because Black Jesus is nothing if not courteous.

A plan was then laid out that included Cazy and his men posing as cops and cutting off the power supply to the stash house, according to feds.

On the night of October 10, Cazy and his men brought the goods, feds say. They were armed with ski masks, bullet-proof vests, a Taser, seven guns, and more than 100 rounds of ammunition.

But before they could execute their ambush, the insider revealed himself to be an undercover federal agent.

Cazy, along with Andre Saint Cyr, 29, Jean Robert Jean-Baptiste Jr., 23, Jean Georges, 22, Alex Richemond, 20, and Adlert Richemond, 23, were all arrested.

Cazy and Richemond were ordered held without bond Monday after a hearing in federal court in Fort Lauderdale. The other men remained incarcerated.

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