CBP officers seized close to a million dollars worth of alleged cocaine at an international port of entry in Cameron county.

Federal agents working at gateway international bridge arrested a 23 year old woman from Matamoros, Tamaulipas Mexico who tried to smuggle 12 packages within a 2012 Honda Civic.

After a second inspection, officers encountered the almost 29 pounds of cocaine valued at 918 thousand 400 dollars. The alleged smuggler, the narcotics and the driver were turned over to homeland security for further investigation.