LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge seized cocaine and heroin valued at $1.3 million during three seizures in a four-day period.
The most recent seizure took place on Sunday, when CBP officers found 61 pounds of cocaine inside a 2008 Nissan Sentra driven by a 39-year-old man from Monterrey, Mexico, officials said.
On Saturday, CBP officers discovered 10 pounds of cocaine and 12 pounds of heroin inside a 2015 Nissan Sentra driven by a 41-year-old man from Monterrey, officials said.
The third seizure happened Thursday, when CBP officers found 63 pounds of cocaine inside a 2008 Nissan Sentra driven by a 60-year-old from Monterrey, officials said..
The drivers were arrested and the cases were turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations special agents for further investigation.