Border Patrol agents seize $4.6 million in cocaine

Two U.S. citizens arrested at Sarita checkpoint


KINGSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Border patrol agents on Monday seized 59 bundles of cocaine valued at more than $4.6 million at the Sarita checkpoint.

The seizure was made when agents searched a tractor trailer at the checkpoint on U.S. Highway 77 North, officials said.

The cocaine, which was hidden in a storage area of the trailer, was sniffed out by a K9, officials said.

Two U.S. citizens were arrested.

Editor's Note: Intern Selina Nadeau contributed to this story.

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