Police: 10 Kilos of Cocaine Found in Tractor Trailer on Thruway
The estimated street value was $3.6 million.
On Saturday, Orange County Sheriff Deputies were patrolling and observed a tractor trailer following a car too closely.
Deputies stopped the tractor trailer as it headed towards the New York State Thruway. During the traffic stop investigation, deputies performed a probable cause search of the truck.
Sheriff's K-9 and State Police K-9 located a sack containing ten kilograms of cocaine at an estimated street value of $3.6 million.
Two men were arrested as a result of the traffic stop. Saul Onzures, 43, and Francisco Castillo Jr, 43, both of San Elizario, Texas, a City in El Paso County.
Both men were charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance first-degree, an A1 Felony.
They were arraigned in the Town of Newburgh Court and remanded to Orange County Jail without bail.