Huge stash of hidden cocaine sends Mexican man to jail - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Huge stash of hidden cocaine sends Mexican man to jail

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Source: CBP Source: CBP
Source: CBP Source: CBP
NACO, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A 54-year-old Mexican man was arrested for trying to move a huge haul of cocaine through the Port of Naco, according to officials.

Customs and Border Protection officers say they found it inside his Mazda SUV after pulling it over for a closer inspection. A drug dog detected something was hidden inside the car, and officers discovered the 15 packages of cocaine in a makeshift compartment by a wheel well. 

Officers estimated the value of the drugs at $396,000.

Jose Luis Felix-Vega is facing drug charges.

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