FEDS SEIZE $2.3 MILLION IN COCAINE IN TEXAS

$2.3 million cocaine seizure on tractor trailer in Texas.

The large seizure occurred on Thursday, Feb. 21 at the World Trade Bridge in Laredo, Texas when a Customs and Border Protection officer referred a 2003 Freightliner tractor hauling an empty trailer for a secondary examination.

Following a canine and non-intrusive imaging system inspection, officers discovered 99 bundles containing a total 264 pounds of alleged cocaine hidden within the conveyance. The narcotics have an estimated street value of $2.03 million.

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