Border Patrol Finds Nearly $1 Million Worth Of Cocaine In Truck Axles

Texas police arrested a truck driver after they discovered 132 pounds of cocaine in his rig last week.

Swerving Truck Pulled Over And Searched

The epic drug bust began around 11:30 a.m. on February 11 when Orange County Sheriff’s Office Deputies pulled over a white Volvo on I-10 because the driver was observed swerving. During the traffic stop, the 30 year old truck driver, Mauro Cano Moreno, gave police permission to search his truck.

Police: Street Value Of Cocaine Is Almost $5 Million

When they did, they found 60 bundles of white powder that tested positive for cocaine. The street value of the cocaine is estimated to be $4.8 million.

Moreno was charged with possession of a controlled substance. His bond was set at $200,000.

Sources:
Click 2 Houston
KTXS 12
Valley Central
KFDM

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