Custom officers seize cocaind and meth at bridge crossing.
POSTED: Friday, October 9, 2009 - 8:32am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:34pm
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Gateway International bridge stopped more than $372,000 dollars in cocaine and methamphetamine from entering the U.S..
Officers found the drugs in a man made compartment in the rear bumper of a 1997 Saturn. The 22 year-old driver from Brownsville is behind bars and facing federal drug charges. Four packages contained nearly 10 pounds of cocaine and 3 packages held just under 4 pounds of methamphetamine.