Saturday, September 20th, 2014

Smuggler Arrested With 48lbs Of Cocaine In Gas Tank

Cocaine-packagesA Yuma man was arrested Monday for trying to smuggle more than $500,000 worth of cocaine into the United States from Mexico. 

Officials with the Yuma Sector Border Patrol say they found 48-pounds of cocaine hidden in the gas tank of a Jeep Cherokee.  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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