CBP Seizes $175,000 Worth of Alleged Cocaine at 2 International Bridges
HIDALGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized $175,000 worth of cocaine at the Hidalgo and Anzalduas International Bridges.
On Thursday, CBP officers working at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge referred a Ford Crown Victoria, driven by a 27-year-old Mexican citizen, for further inspection.
This resulted in the discovery of four packages of alleged cocaine with an estimated street value of $78,000.
At the Anzalduas International Bridge, CBP officers referred a gray Lincoln MKZ, driven by a 24-year-old Mexican citizen for further inspection.
Officers discovered five packages of alleged cocaine with an estimated street value of $97,000.
Both people were arrested. Both vehicles, along with the cocaine, were seized.