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

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

Del Rio - 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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