CBP Make Arrest after Seizing $17K Worth of Cocaine

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BROWNSVILLE – Customs and Border Protection officers in Brownsville stopped a woman from crossing more than $17,000 worth of cocaine into the country.

Officers said a woman tried to enter the U.S. through the pedestrian line at the Gateway International Bridge.

During a secondary examination, officers discovered the 20-year-old Matamoros woman had a two-pound package of cocaine hidden under her clothes.

The woman was arrested and is in Homeland Security custody.

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