RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas (KVEO) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) seized narcotics valued at $324,000.
According to a release, officials referred a tractor-trailer driven by a 38-year-old man, Mexican citizen, on September 1. A secondary inspection revealed 12 packages of cocaine, weighing 30.73 pounds.
A second seizure took place on September 3. Officials referred a vehicle, driven by a 26-year-old woman, U.S. Citizen, for a secondary inspection. Officers then found 4.76 pounds of cocaine in cookie boxes and 2.73 pounds of methamphetamine concealed on the driver’s body.
Both seizures were valued at $324,000.