U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a 39-year-old male from Mexico City after discovering $58,140 worth of alleged cocaine within the vehicle he was driving.
VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be another warm day with highs of 78 in the Lower Valley, 80 in the Upper. Through the day, the clouds will increase, with a slight chance of a few drops late Wednesday evening.
A Mexican national is convicted of conspiracy to import cocaine through the Pharr Port of Entry.
55 year-old Ricardo Garza-Ramirez will serve a five year sentence after pleading guilty in September 2014.
The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of the truck that was crossed into Mexico.
The vehicle was stolen between January 7th and 8th at a ranch located near Mile 9 and Iowa Road in Mission.