LAREDO, TX (KGNS) – Nearly a million dollars’ worth of drugs is seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
The incident happened on Thursday, May 7th, when officers at the World Trade Bridge referred a trailer hauling a shipment of car parts to secondary inspection.
The driver was a 32-year-old man from Mexico.
After an inspection, officers discovered 198 packages containing over 4,000 pounds of marijuana hidden in the shipment.
The drugs had an estimated street value of $920,464.
The drugs and trailer were seized and the driver was arrested.