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Cocaine seizure becomes a federal case

Sunday's $10 million cocaine seizure by Hattiesburg Police has now become a federal case.

Rodriguez Moreno, 23, and Gloria Hernandez, 35, made their initial appearances in federal court tuesday before U.S. Magistrate Michael Parker.

They are charged with possession of cocaine discovered at a traffic stop Sunday on I-59. Police say they found 50 pounds of cocaine hidden in a secret compartment of an an SUV being towed from Houston to Atlanta.

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