Alton police seized large amount of cocaine.
POSTED: Saturday, November 21, 2009 - 8:45am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:34pm
The Alton police department broke a record when they made the largest cocaine bust in the department's history.
Police seized nearly 30 kilo's of cocaine worth more than a $500,000 dollars after a simple traffic violation. When the driver was questioned the officer noticed he appeared nervous. Officers found bundles weighing about 65 pounds in a built in toolbox in the back of the pick-up truck. The driver's wife was also in the car and both were arrested.