Monday, August 16, 2010

Man Arrested in East St. Louis Trafficking 143 Pounds of Cocaine

Posted By on Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 11:55 AM

click to enlarge Q: What does Tony Montana call 65 kilos of cocaine? A: Breakfast.
  • Q: What does Tony Montana call 65 kilos of cocaine? A: Breakfast.
Dios mios, that's a lot of coke. 

Hilario Medina of Houston has been charged with trafficking cocaine after being caught with 65 kilos (143 lbs.) of the drug in route to Chicago.

The Associated Press reports that Medina, 45, was pulled over in Madison County Thursday night with police finding the drugs hidden away in the cab of his truck.

Medina says he didn't know what he was transporting, but was paid $6,000 to haul the cargo to Chicago.

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