The Federal Police (PF) said 828 kilograms of cocaine was discovered in Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, where the load was being transported in a truck. Sources said that two individuals, identified as Christian David Pizaña Aquilar, 30, Martinez and Jorge Nájera Martínez, 23, were arrested.
The drug was hidden in containers with double bottom.
In conducting patrols, members of the PF noticed that a truck was driving recklessly, even wandering into the opposite lane. At kilometer 53 of 1085 Ignacio Zaragoza Road, at the junction with the road Victoria-Monterrey (La Aurora), the officers pulled over the vehicle for review.
When the police asked the driver, Pizaña Aguilar, was where he was going and what was he transporting, he appeared shaky and nervous. He replied that he was coming from Veracruz carrying empty containers, on route to Monterrey.
The vehicle and its crew, were moved to the premises of the Federal Police in Ciudad Victoria. In presence of authority ministerial the containers were inspected and found that 20 were empty.
However, upon further inspection, they found 734 packages of cocaine, under the false bottoms, wrapped with plastic duct tape, about 828 kilos 998 grams of cocaine in total.