Tag: Cocaine Seized

$187K of Cocaine Seized at Gateway International Bridge

Brownsville (KFXV) — One-hundred eighty-seven thousand dollars of alleged cocaine was seized the Gateway International Bridge. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers confiscated the alleged narcotics from a 19-year-old male driving a 1998 Ford Mustang. Upon secondary inspection, agents discovered 10 packages within the vehicle, totally over 24 pounds. The case is still under investigation, and the driver, vehicle and narcotics were handed over to Homeland...

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Over $78K Worth of Cocaine Seized at Gateway Bridge

Brownsville (KFXV) — At the Gateway International Bridge, CBP officers intercept more than $78,000 in cocaine. These four packages containing around 10 pounds of the stuff – found inside a passenger car. The driver identified as a 19-year-old male from Brownsville. His name was not released. A secondary inspection of his vehicle lead officers to the drugs, after a K-9 agent alerted them. The 19-year-old faces federal drug...

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$35,000 Worth of Cocaine Seized in Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — At the Gateway International Bridge, officers intercepted 35,000 dollars in cocaine. The drugs, according to officials were stashed under a woman’s clothing who was attempting to make her way into the U.S. Officials did not identify the suspect but did tell Fox News she’s 20 years old and from Brownsville. The two packages weigh almost 5 pounds and were found underneath her clothing by CPS officers during a secondary...

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$1.2 Million in Cocaine Seized in Brownsville Home

One person is arrested and $1.2 million in cocaine were seized from a home in the community of Cameron Park in Brownsville. 26-year-old Lupe Garza was detained after police discovered two bundles of cocaine inside his vehicle. After further investigation, Garza’s home was raided by authorities. Inside they found, 36 bundles of cocaine totaling $1.2 million in narcotics. This case was handed over to immigration and customs enforcement...

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Just Under $1.5 Million of Cocaine Seized

Customs and border protection agents seize close to 1 point 5 million dollars worth of cocaine. On Tuesday, agents working the Rio Grande city international bridge came across a 45 year old woman from Mexico driving a black 2005 jeep grand Cherokee. After a secondary inspection of the vehicle, it was discovered that the woman was attempting to smuggle 19 packages of cocaine. The narcotics, weighing in at 46.3 pounds, holds an estimated street value of $ 1.49...

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