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DEA Seizes $20 Million in Cocaine From Vehicle in New Jersey, Storage Unit in Pennsylvania

Drug Enforcement Administration agents in New Jersey say they uncovered $20 million worth of cocaine in a vehicle and a storage facility in Pennsylvania.

A Passaic County Sheriff's officer stopped the vehicle with Pennsylvania license plates in Clifton on Friday. The driver fled on foot.

Officers found 105 kilograms of cocaine in the vehicle.

DEA Special Agent Timothy McMahon tells The Record newspaper officers traced the vehicle back to a storage facility in Pennsylvania, where they found an additional 45 kilograms of cocaine.

The driver has not yet been identified and the investigation continues.

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