28 Kilos of Cocaine seized during a week by the Nogales Border Texas

On August 3, 2009 U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Nogales Border Patrol Station working the Interstate 19 checkpoint referred a vehicle to secondary inspection after a Border Patrol canine team detected the possible presence of narcotics.  Agents discovered 6.82 kilogram of cocaine hidden in the vehicle.

In a separate incident on August 6, 2009, a Border Patrol canine team at the Interstate 19 Checkpoint detected the possible presence of narcotics coming from a pick-up truck. The vehicle was inspected using non-intrusive technology which led agents to discover approximately 21.36 kilograms of cocaine in a hidden compartment.

Source: US Customs and Border Protection

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