August 8, 2008

27 pounds of cocaine seized at B&M Bridge

Thursday, August 07, 2008 at 10:44 a.m.

A 27-year-old Mexican national is behind bars after he allegedly tried to smuggled 27 pounds of cocaine into Brownsville.

U.S. Customs & Border Protection officials told Action 4 News that the seizure happened at the B & M International Bridge earlier this week.

The man pulled up to the bridge in a Ford Explorer.

A seconday inspection of the vehicle revealed 27 pounds of cocaine hidden inside.

The driver was arrested and handed over to U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement officers for further investigation.

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