Snagged at the Border with $369K of Cocaine

Snagged at the Border with $369K of Cocaine

CALEXICO – Authorities must remain constantly vigilant along the U.S./Mexico border for various infractions of the law.  Among such infractions are the numerous attempts to smuggle drugs into America.

Tuesday night around 10:00 pm, Border Patrol agents observed a man walking north of the International Boundary Fence, with a duffle bag in his possession.

Border Patrol displays seized cocaine

Border Patrol displays seized cocaine

They furthered observed him waving at a car at the intersection of Menvielle Road and Highway 98.  Once the pedestrian entered the vehicle after depositing his duffle bag into the trunk of the car, the agents then stopped the vehicle. The driver consented to a search, after which time authorities discovered six packages of wrapped cocaine with an estimated street value of $369,000.

Both of the male U.S. citizens were arrested.

Snagged at the Border with $369K of Cocaine was last modified: May 7th, 2015 by admin
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