Agents seize $1.3 million worth cocaine from spare tire

- Agents at a border crossing in West Texas have seized nearly $1.3 million worth of cocaine hidden in an SUV's spare tire.
   U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in El Paso on Thursday announced a woman from Mexico has been detained on drug smuggling charges.
   Authorities say the cocaine bust happened Wednesday afternoon during a vehicle search at the Bridge of the Americas. Investigators say a drug-sniffing dog alerted officers to the undercarriage of the SUV.
   Officials say the spare tire yielded 15 bundles of cocaine.
 
 

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