CBP Make Arrest after Seizing $17K Worth of Cocaine
BROWNSVILLE – Customs and Border Protection officers in Brownsville stopped a woman from crossing more than $17,000 worth of cocaine into the country.
Officers said a woman tried to enter the U.S. through the pedestrian line at the Gateway International Bridge.
During a secondary examination, officers discovered the 20-year-old Matamoros woman had a two-pound package of cocaine hidden under her clothes.
The woman was arrested and is in Homeland Security custody.