International crossing Agents were alerted to the presence of 13 packages, weighing a total of 14.30 kilograms
Reynosa, Tamaulipas, – Customs Agents and Border Protection (CBP, for its acronym in English) seized a shipment of cocaine valued at one million dollars in the international crossing that links this city with Hidalgo, Texas.
CBP spokesman, Phillip Barrera, said that during that seizure a person was arrested driving a Ford 500, model 2006, when he tried to enter U.S. territory across the border.
He said the driver was sent for a second inspection with the help of high-tech equipment and canine units trained to detect narcotics.
He said that the officers were alerted to the presence of 13 packages, weighing a total of 14.30 kilograms of cocaine, with an estimated market value of one million U.S. dollars.
Phillip Barrera added that correspond to a federal judge sentencing the prisoner, after he tried to enter the United States more than 14 kilograms of cocaine.