Mexican authorities say a U.S. citizen has been arrested in a northern border state on suspicion of transporting about 22 pounds (10 kilograms) of cocaine.
The National Security Commission says in a Sunday statement that the man was pulled over for speeding in Coahuila state while driving a pickup with Texas license plates.
A police search of the vehicle turned up 14 black-wrapped packages of white powder in a hidden compartment.
The statement said the man presented a Texas driver’s license and told officers he was traveling from San Luis Potosi to Texas.
It did not give further identifying details, but said he was placed in the custody of authorities in Saltillo, Coahuila’s capital.
The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
more recommended stories
Prominent environmental activist murdered in Morelos, Mexico
A prominent environmental activist who opposed.
Is Lopez Obrador helping Donald Trump? (Az Central)
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador campaigned to.
What Spring Breakers need to know about the U.S. government’s Mexico Travel Advisory
The United States government is warning.
AMLO to help “El Chapo” family seek US humanitarian visas
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
Save the Yucatecan Possum: a master of survival
The opossum, tlacuache or “zorro” as.
Frozen strawberry shipment from Mexico contained $12.7 million USD worth of meth
A commercial shipment of frozen strawberries.
Club Sibarita: A national gastronomic encounter in Yucatán
Jean Philippe Guillot, co-founder of the.
“You will be captured”. Yucatan Chief of Police
The Ministry of Public Security of.
Historic Canadian investment for Southern Quintana Roo
TORONTO (CGC).– Quintana Roo´s governor Carlos.
Mexico’s National Guard unanimously approved by Senate (it won’t be military-led)
(Reuters) – On Thursday February 21st,.