Cocaine Found In Truck

1 decade 3 months 2 weeks ago Friday, August 24 2007 Aug 24, 2007 Friday, August 24, 2007 4:12:00 AM CDT August 24, 2007 in News
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ROLLA (AP) - Authorities call it a major drug bust, 152 pounds of uncut cocaine found on a truck. Driver Husam Bshara is charged with drug trafficking after his arrest at a truck stop on Interstate 44 in Rolla. Police say the cocaine would be worth nearly 7 million dollars if sold by the gram on the street. I-44 is believed to be one of the nation's major drug pipelines, and law enforcement in the Rolla area have made it a priority to try to intercept drugs along the route. The arrest of Bshara came after a tip to police. Police say a drug dog found the cocaine hidden in compartments in the cab of a tractor-trailer.

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