A customs officer opens a bag of seized cocaine. (credit: Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)

A customs officer opens a bag of seized cocaine. (credit: Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)

FALFURRIAS, Texas (AP) — Eight men on a Norteno band’s tour bus have been arrested in South Texas after more than 630 pounds of cocaine turned up in the vehicle.

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The Texas Department of Public Safety says all eight suspects face charges of possession of a controlled substance related to the drugs worth $7.3 million.

The bus from the Alamo-based group Zinzzero was searched Sunday at the Falfurrias checkpoint. DPS says about 250 bundles of cocaine were located in a false compartment near the center of the bus.

Band manager Andy Prado had no comment Tuesday.

Norteno folk music is generally associated with northern Mexico and South Texas.

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