Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Border Patrol Apprehends Driver With 38lbs Of Cocaine Hidden In Truck

Cocaine-packagesEl Centro Border Agents at the Indio Station arrested a suspected narcotics smuggler and seized over $1.2-million worth of illegal narcotics concealed in a truck. 

Officials say they stopped a 32-year-old male driving a Ford Ranger pickup Friday at the Highway 86 checkpoint between Westmoreland and Salton City.  13 wrapped packages of cocaine weighing 38 pounds were found in different locations inside the truck.

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