Texas woman charged with transporting drugs

March 13, 2012 3:51:13 PM PDT
A Texas woman is charged after Chicago police narcotics officers say they found her transporting a cooler filled with drugs and cash.

Cecilia Yanez, 50, of Mission, Texas, is charged with delivery of methamphetamine and also faces traffic violations.

Investigators say on Monday they saw her transport an ice cooler from a hotel in Chicago that allegedly contained the drugs and $80,000 in cash.

The methamphetamine has an estimated street value of $750,000.