Customs seizes $5.1 million dollars worth of cocaine.
POSTED: Wednesday, December 23, 2009 - 9:32am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:34pm
Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Hidalgo/Pharr port of entry seized pounds of drugs.
An estimated 158 pounds of cocaine and 41 pound of marijuana were seized in two separate cases. The first case was the seizure of $5.1 million dollars in cocaine found under the floor of a passenger bus. In the second case officers stopped a truck and found 41 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $32,000 dollars.
Both drivers were U.S. citizens and are facing drug charges.