CBP seizes over $400,000 in cocaine at port of entry

CBP seizes over $400,000 in cocaine at port of entry
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Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 12:18pm

Custom and Border Protection officers seized over 13 pounds of cocaine at a Brownsville port of entry.

On Wednesday, June 12, officers came into contact with a male Mexican citizen,35, and his two minor children in a blue Ford Taurus at a primary inspection booth.

They were sent to a secondary inspection where officers discovered six concealed packages, of alleged cocaine, within the vehicle valued at approximately $441,600.

The man was arrested and turned over to Homeland Security Investigators and the children were handed over to their mother.

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