Agents in Laredo Seize $1.8 Million in Cocaine

Seizure happened at Lincoln-Juarez Bridge

Thursday, Oct 27, 2011  |  Updated 9:29 AM CDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Agents in Laredo Seize $1.8 Million in Cocaine

AP

$1.8 million in drugs were found during the search.

advertisement

Federal agents in South Texas have confiscated more than $1.8 million worth of cocaine found in a car searched at a Laredo border crossing.

Customs and Border Protection officials on Wednesday said the driver from the Monterrey, Mexico, area has been turned over to U.S. immigration authorities.

Investigators say the seizure happened Saturday at the Lincoln-Juarez Bridge.

Two dozen bundles, with 58 pounds of cocaine, had been hidden in the floor area of the vehicle.

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
What's New
Get NBCDFW on Mobile!
Get NBCDFW's free news and weather... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out