$12.5 million of cocaine seized at Pharr bridge

By SmokeTwibz · Jul 14, 2012 · Updated Oct 10, 2012 ·
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    Authorities are investigating how $12.5 million dollars of cocaine ended up inside an 18-wheeler coming into the United States from Mexico.

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers told Action 4 News that the seizure happened at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge on Thursday.

    Customs officer reported that the 18-wheeler came into the United States from Mexico but was sent to secondary inspection.

    Authorities reported finding 150 packages with about 392.2 pounds of cocaine worth $12.5 million dollars hidden inside the structure of the trailer.

    No arrests were report but the case remains under investigation by federal officials.

    by Action 4 News Staff
    Posted: 07.13.2012 at 1:03 PM

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