Mexican police seize over 600 kg cocaine near southern border
Topics: MEXICAN COCAINE
According to the office, federal police seized the drugs at a checkpoint in the city of Huixtla, about 80 km from the Chiapas-Guatemala border.
Officers found 627 one-kg packages of cocaine when inspecting the truck, which was purportedly carrying recycled plastics, the office said in a statement.
Mexican authorities have seized more than 20 tons of cocaine from January to mid-September, compared with 13.7 tons seized a year ago, the Mexican government said on Friday. ■