Mexico City police find 1.6 tons of cocaine in 2 trucks

Officials in Mexico City say police made one of the biggest drug busts in recent memory in the capital when they stopped two freight trucks carrying about 1.6 tons of cocaine.

City police chief Omar Garcia Harfuch said Tuesday that the cocaine was worth about $20 million on the street in Mexico. But he said only about half the shipment had been destined for the capital, with the rest heading north to Los Angeles.

The chief says the cocaine apparently was sent to Mexico from Colombia and landed at a port on the Pacific coast of the southern state of Oaxaca.