Oklahoma City Traffic Stop Leads To Cocaine Drug Bust

Tuesday, July 4th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Oklahoma City-AP) - Oklahoma City police have seized about five million dollars worth of cocaine following a traffic stop. Police pulled over a tractor trailer truck on I-35 Monday. Inside they found about 240 pounds of cocaine in a hidden compartment beneath a mattress in the truck's cab. Police arrested the truck's driver, Henry Lawrence Borrego Jr. of El Paso. A passenger, Jorge Martell of El Paso, was also taken into custody. Police say Martell is wanted for murder in Texas. The men told police they had driven from El Paso to pick up a load in Oklahoma City. But authorities say they men wouldn't say what they were picking up.