Man jailed for $88,000 dollars in cocaine in Brownsville
Fri, 23 Dec 2011 22:31:57 GMT —
A 46-year-old man is behind bars after he allegedly tried to smuggle $88,000 dollars worth of cocaine into the United States.
Brownsville police arrested Enrique Cortes Coronel on state drug charges Thursday night.
Investigators told Action 4 News that police arrested Coronel at the B&M International Bridge.
Police said officers found four packages with 9.5 pounds of cocaine hidden inside his car.
Authorities believe that the drugs are worth about $88,000 dollars on the streets.