Brownsville, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Gateway International Bridge on Tuesday discovered marijuana valued at approximately $93,700 concealed within a Toyota Corolla.
The alleged marijuana from this seizure has an estimated street value of approximately $93,700. CBP officers turned the woman over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations (ICE-HSI) special agents for further investigation. CBP officers seized the narcotics and the vehicle.
“Nearly 94 pounds of marijuana will not reach the streets of our cities thanks to the hard work being done by our CBP officers. I thank our CBP officers for this outstanding seizure and arrest and for their continued enforcement efforts on the border,” said Michael Freeman, port director, Brownsville.