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CBP Seizes $175,000 Worth of Alleged Cocaine at 2 International Bridges

3 months 4 weeks 1 day ago Friday, March 22 2019 Mar 22, 2019 March 22, 2019 12:23 PM March 22, 2019 in News - Local

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.  

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