Monday, August 16, 2010
Man Arrested in East St. Louis Trafficking 143 Pounds of Cocaine
By Chad Garrison
on Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 11:55 AM
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.
Dios mios, that's a lot of coke.