Customs agents in Brownsville Texas make two seperate cocaine seizures in one dayPosted on January 16, 2010
Two seizures occurred on January 16, 2010 at the border. The first took place at the Brownsville and Matamoros Bridge. A Customs officer referred a 2002 Chrysler Sebring to have a secondary inspection performed. The vehicle was being driven by a 24 year old Mexican female. While at the inspection a Canine named, “Misha” alerted to the vehicle. A more detailed inspection was done resulting in the discovery of cocaine concealed in the dashboard of the vehicle. There were a total of nine packages with a weight of 22 pounds. The second occurred at the Gateway International Bridge. Officers seized 12 pounds of cocaine that was hidden in the rear quarter panels of a 2003 Ford Expedition. A US citizen form Brownsville, Texas was driving the vehicle.