Man tries to smuggle more than $500,000 worth of cocaine into U.

Yuma

Man tries to smuggle more than $500,000 worth of cocaine into U.S. from Mexico

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ANDRADE, Calif. (13 On Your Side) - A Yuma man is busted for trying to smuggle more than $500,000 worth of cocaine into the United States from Mexico.

Customs and Border Protection officers discovered 48 pounds of cocaine hidden in the gas tank of a 1992 Jeep Cherokee last night.

Officers working at the Andrade Port of Entry say the 19 wrapped packages were concealed inside of a hidden compartment in the gas tank.

The unidentified 26-year-old driver was arrested.


 

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