Midland Border Patrol Agents Seize 15 Pounds of Cocaine

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

WEST ODESSA - Midland Border Patrol agents make a major drug bust, west of Odessa.

We're talking about 15 pounds of cocaine.

Agents stopped a 33-year-old Mexican citizen for an immigration check on I-20 Wednesday.

Agents found 12 bundles of cocaine hidden in the firewall of the suburban.

The estimated street value of the drugs is $483,000.

Another man in the vehicle was released.