'Bus-ted': $1.5M in cocaine seized from bus at checkpoint

Fifteen bundles of cocaine found near commode

FALFURRIAS, Texas – Fifteen bundles of cocaine -- valued at nearly $1.5 million were seized Thursday in Falfurrias,  according to a press release.

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents boarded a commercial bus and noticed compromised equipment near the bathroom.

The narcotics appeared to be abandoned and interviews didn’t reveal a source of the cocaine, officials said.

The drugs were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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