$365,000 seized in cocaine and meth at Gateway bridge

$365,000 seized in cocaine and meth at Gateway bridge
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Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 10:39am

Custom and Border Protection officers seized over $365,000 in cocaine and meth at a port of entry.

On Saturday, April 13, CBP officers working the Gateway International port of entry encountered a 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 driven by a Mexican citizen. He was referred to a secondary examination where officers searched and discovered 12 packages in a hidden compartment.

CBP officers removed the packages and weighed them indicating a total weight of 7.7 lbs. of alleged methamphetamine and 7.8 lbs. of alleged cocaine.

The alleged methamphetamine has an estimated street value of approximately $115,500 and the alleged cocaine has an estimated street value of approximately $249,600.
 

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