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Deputies Confiscate Cocaine, Cash During Traffic Stop

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Posted: Nov 30, 2012 3:15 PM

Updated: Nov 30, 2012 3:48 PM

CAMERON COUNTY - Four Mexican nationals are facing drug trafficking and money laundering charges after authorities found drugs and money during a traffic stop in Brownsville.

Cameron County Sheriff's deputies found 23 kilograms of cocaine after pulling a car over on Paredes Line Road Friday morning. The deputies also found a large amount of cash. There is no word yet on the total amount of money.

Deputies said the cocaine has a street value of $500,000.

Deputies took the men into custody. Federal authorities are now looking into the case, officials said.

Topics: cocaine, brownsville, arrest, cameron county, deputies, sheriff

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