$1.3 million dollars of cocaine seized in Roma

POSTED: Wednesday, February 3, 2010 - 8:49am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:35am

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than $1.3 million dollars worth of cocaine in Roma.

More than 43 pounds of the drug was found by agents working at the Roma Ciudad Miguel International bridge in a pickup truck. Sixteen packages were found in the spare tire of a Ford F-150 after a secondary inspection was done. A Mexican citizen has been turned over to the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office.

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