DEA seizes $20M in cocaine from vehicle, storage

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — Drug Enforcement Administration agents in New Jersey say they uncovered $20 million worth of cocaine in a vehicle and a storage facility in Pennsylvania.

A Passaic County Sheriff’s officer stopped the vehicle with Pennsylvania license plates in Clifton on Friday. The driver fled on foot.

Officers found 105 kilograms of cocaine in the vehicle.

DEA Special Agent Timothy McMahon tells The Record (http://bit.ly/1ISIyAl ) newspaper officers traced the vehicle back to a storage facility in Pennsylvania, where they found an additional 45 kilograms of cocaine.

The driver has not yet been identified and the investigation continues.

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Information from: The Record (Woodland Park, N.J.), http://www.northjersey.com

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