30 Pounds of Cocaine Seized at Valley Port of Entry
HIDALGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 21-year-old after a failed drug smuggling attempt at the Hidalgo-Pharr-Anzalduas Port of Entry last week.
According to a press release sent out Monday, a 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe was referred to secondary inspection on April 26.
During the inspection, CBP officers found 12 packages of alleged cocaine.
The narcotics are estimated to have a street value of more than $236,000.
The drugs and the vehicle were seized.
The driver, of Sullivan, Texas, was turned over to Homeland Security Investigations.