Texas troopers seize $1.49 million in cocaine

Texas troopers seize $1.49 million in cocaine

Credit: Texas Department of Public Safety

Texas troopers seize $1.49 million in cocaine

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Posted on March 19, 2012 at 9:03 AM

VICTORIA COUNTY -- State troopers have seized 51.2 lbs. of cocaine during a traffic stop, according to a press release from the Department of Public Safety dated March 16, 2012.

Troopers said they pulled over the suspect's vehicle for multiple traffic infractions, and then were given verbal consent from the driver to search the vehicle.

Twenty bundles of cocaine were found inside the vehicle, weighing 51.2 lbs. and carrying an estimated street value of $1,493,091, according to the press release.

The woman driving the vehicle was arrested and faces multiple federal charges.

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