Bust at Border Nabs Woman, 68


POSTED: Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 2:08pm

UPDATED: Friday, January 14, 2011 - 7:24am

EL PASO - A 68-year-old woman is under arrest for smuggling cocaine at the El Paso port of entry.

Customs inspectors seized nearly 40 pounds of the drug valued at $1.2 million.

The bust happened at the Bridge of the Americas.

A drug sniffing dog alerted inspectors to the cocaine hidden in a compartment of a car.

Bertha Montoya is under arrest on a variety of drug charges.

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