Traffic stop yields 50 kilos cocaine

DPS says the cocaine is worth $7 million

CASS COUNTY, TX - A Brownsville, TX man is arrested over the weekend, accused of driving with over $7 million dollars worth of cocaine. 

Troopers pulled over Bricio Alegandro Vasquez on Saturday afternoon  traveling north on U.S. 59 north of Atlanta, for a traffic violation.

A Cass County Sheriff’s canine unit was called to the scene and alerted on the vehicle. The Trooper then discovered 123 pounds of cocaine in the trunk.

The cocaine is worth over $7 million.

Vasquez is charged with felony possession of cocaine. Vasquez, who was the only occupant of the car, was transported and booked into the Cass County jail.

 The drugs were allegedly being transported to Chicago, IL.


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