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100 kilos of cocaine seized during traffic stop by HCSO deputies

A traffic stop resulted in the arrest of a suspect in possession of 100 kilos of cocaine.
A traffic stop resulted in the arrest of a suspect in possession of 100 kilos of cocaine. (Harris County Sheriff's Office)

HOUSTON – Harris County deputies seized 100 kilos of cocaine during a traffic stop on the East Freeway.

The discovery was made after deputies received a call of a suspicious pickup truck involved in criminal activity, officials said. The traffic stop was conducted in the 6500 block of I-10 East, officials said. A date of the traffic stop was not given by authorities.

Deputies found the cocaine bundles under a tarp in the bed of the truck.

The name of the suspect or suspects and additional photos are being withheld by investigators.


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