Mexican citizen arrested for smuggling cocaine.
POSTED: Friday, August 28, 2009 - 7:32am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:33am
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found over $403,000 dollars in narcotics stashed inside a car at the B&M bridge in Brownsville.
Officers found five packages stuffed with cocaine hidden within the walls of a late model Nissan. A fiber optic scan revealed discrepancies inside the car and the combined weight of the drugs is over the twelve and half pounds. The driver, a Mexican citizen, was arrested and faces federal drug charges.