DPS Finds 70 Bundles of Cocaine After Traffic Crash

June 3, 2021
Drugs Found After Traffic Crash

AUSTIN – On Monday, May 31, 2021, Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol Troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash on US 83 and Suntex Road, just west of Rio Grande City, Texas.

Upon arrival, Troopers discovered three burlap sacks holding a combined total of 70 bundles of cocaine in the back of a BMW SUV. The drugs weighed an estimated 182 pounds and have a street value of over $3.3 million dollars.

The driver later turned himself in to Starr County Sheriff’s Deputies and is facing drug possession charges.

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Cocaine Bust  Drugs Found After Crash

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