227 kilos of cocaine seized during a weigh station inspection

On January 30, 2009 a Missouri State Highway Patrol Commercial
Vehicle Officer stopped a tractor-trailer at the weigh station on I-40.  
After conversing with the driver the officer became suspicious of the
driver and requested the help of an additional trooper and a DEA
agent.  When searching the trailer officers found 227 kilos of
cocaine hidden in bundles within the produce.  The driver Eddie J.
, 41 year of age and the passenger Oscar F.
, 52 years of age, were arrested and charged with
first-degree drug trafficking.

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