30 Pounds of Cocaine Seized at Valley Port of Entry

4 years 1 month 4 weeks ago Monday, April 30 2018 Apr 30, 2018 April 30, 2018 12:34 PM April 30, 2018 in News

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.

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