Falfurrias, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol Agents discover several bundles of cocaine concealed inside a vehicle.
On Sunday afternoon, agents working at the Falfurrias Checkpoint referred a Ford Explorer to the secondary inspection area after a Border Patrol K-9 alerted to the vehicle. During the inspection, agents discovered 20 bundles of cocaine weighing over 50 pounds and worth an estimated $1.6M. The driver, a United States citizen, was arrested.
The narcotics and the man have been turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration. The case remains under investigation.
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