Team Truckers Arrested After Inspection on I-40 Leads to Discovery of Cocaine

Henderson County, TN — Two truck drivers were arrested this week after Tennessee authorities discovered drugs inside their tractor-trailer.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), the incident occurred on Monday, May 9, during an inspection along Interstate 40.




 

THP said inspectors found 20-kilos (approximately 44 lbs.) of cocaine inside the commercial vehicle.

The driver, identified as Euclide Aquino-Urraca, 26, and co-driver L. Minier-Delossantos, 31, both of New Jersey, were taken into custody, investigators said.

THP has not made any additional information available at this time as an investigation remains ongoing.

 


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