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236 lbs. of cocaine found in load of roof tiles at Del Rio border crossing

Seized Cocaine (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) Seized Cocaine (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized 94 packages of cocaine, weighing in at 236 pounds, at the Del Rio Port of Entry.

On Tuesday officer inspected a tractor trailer carrying a load of ceramic roof tiles that was traveling into the United States from Mexico.

The search revealed the 236 pounds of alleged cocaine, valued at $1,829,880.]

Border Protection says that the investigation is ongoing and that Homeland Security Investigations special agents are in charge.

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