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CBP Seizes More than $1M in Drugs at Pharr Bridge

3 years 1 month 1 day ago Tuesday, October 24 2017 Oct 24, 2017 October 24, 2017 3:52 PM October 24, 2017 in News

PHARR – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Pharr International Bridge stopped more than $1 million in illegal drugs from entering the country.

Officers stopped a tractor-trailer for inspection on Saturday and found 50 packages of cocaine with a street value of more than $970,000.

In a separate incident, authorities stopped another trailer and found 406 packages of marijuana weighing nearly 950 pounds.

The drivers were arrested and are now in Department of Homeland Security custody.

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