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Event Type Cocaine / Coca Leaves  Date Time 2021-04-22 10:40:00 
Country US  City Javier Vega Jr. Checkpoint, TX 
Latitude 31.969  Longitude -99.902 
URL https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/local-media-release/drug-smugglers-float-ford-ranger-across-rio-grande-failed-smuggling     
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[CBP] TEXAS - Drug Smugglers Float a Ford Ranger Across the Rio Grande in Failed Smuggling Attempt 
 
"Agents removed the topsoil packages and discovered several plastic wrapped bundles of marijuana. The driver was placed under arrest and escorted into the checkpoint for case processing.  As agents were inventorying the vehicle and trailer, they discovered 25 bricks of cocaine.  The seized cocaine weighed over 60 pounds and is valued at almost $2M. The marijuana weighed over 150 pounds and is valued at over $126K.  The case was turned over to Kenedy County Sheriff’s Office."
 
Read full article at: https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/local-media-release/drug-smugglers-float-ford-ranger-across-rio-grande-failed-smuggling 

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