Semi Truck Driver Busted With Nearly 130 Kilos Worth Of Cocaine

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A Texas semi truck driver was arrested in Indiana after he was caught with nearly 300 pounds of cocaine in his truck.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department detectives received word that a large amount of narcotics would be passing through Marion County on November 30.

IMPD spotted the semi trailer at a rest area on I-70 at mile marker 64 in Hendricks County. They used a narcotics k-9 to positively identify the smell of narcotics.

Authorities obtained a search warrant for the truck and found about 130 kilos worth of cocaine with an estimated street value of $13 million.

Officers arrested the driver 50 year old Mauro Alonzo-Vargas. He was taken into Hendricks County Jail.

IMPD Chief Randal Taylor said in a statement, “ This investigation indicates the great work of our Interdiction Detectives and the partnerships they have formed with other agencies to locate and remove illegal narcotics off the streets.”



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