Drug driver arrested after cops find 7 kilos of cocaine hidden inside Igloo cooler

Published 8:51 pm Thursday, September 7, 2023

A cooler with 7 kilograms of cocaine was confiscated Wednesday night in a traffic stop in Alabama, law enforcement officials said.

The 17th Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force announced the drug bust on social media.

Investigators stopped a driver operating a 2019 GMC Terrain on Interstate 20/59, near the exit for Eutaw, just before 11 p.m.

Driver Rolando Garza was arrested and charged with trafficking cocaine.

Investigators said Garza was traveling from Roma, Texas, to New York.

Task force agents estimated the value of the seized cocaine was approximately $210,000. The drugs were found inside the liner of an Igloo cooler.