CBP officers seize two loads of hard narcotics
Customs officers seize over $800,000 worth of cocaine and meth
LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized over eight-hundred thousand dollars of hard narcotics during two separate incidents.
The incident happened on Thursday, July 30th at the World Trade Bridge when officers encountered a 2000 freightliner tractor that was hauling a shipment of zinc sulfate from Mexico.
When officers searched the trailer, they found 20 packages of cocaine worth roughly $399,500.
Later that evening, officers searched another tractor trailer and discovered 22.27 pounds of meth.
Both seizures combined have an estimated street value of $844,829.
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