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El Centro border agents seize 50 pounds of cocaine

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EL CENTRO (CBS 8) - Border patrol agents seized more than 50 pounds of cocaine at the Highway 86 checkpoint last week.

It happened just before 10 p.m. Friday morning when agents stopped a woman driving a Chrysler Pacifica. When they searched her vehicle, they reportedly found 20 bundles of cocaine inside the backs of the passenger seats.

The drugs are worth an estimated $676,000.

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