POSTED: Wednesday, February 3, 2010 - 8:49am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:35am
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than $1.3 million dollars worth of cocaine in Roma.
More than 43 pounds of the drug was found by agents working at the Roma Ciudad Miguel International bridge in a pickup truck. Sixteen packages were found in the spare tire of a Ford F-150 after a secondary inspection was done. A Mexican citizen has been turned over to the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office.