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CBP officers seize two loads of hard narcotics

Customs officers seize over $800,000 worth of cocaine and meth
CBP officers find meth and cocaine hidden inside tractor trailers
CBP officers find meth and cocaine hidden inside tractor trailers(U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
Published: Aug. 6, 2020 at 7:19 AM CDT
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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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