PHARR– U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized over a ton and a half of marijuana at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge ’s import lot.
CBP officers at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge encountered a Sterling tractor and utility refrigerated trailer at the cargo facility last Tuesday. The tractor and trailer were referred to CBP secondary for further inspection.
Examination by CBP officers in cargo secondary revealed 1,348 packages commingled within the manifested commodity of fresh cabbage.
CBP officers removed the 1,348 packages from the trailer, which had a total weight of about 3,600 pounds of marijuana. The street value of the drugs was worth about $3.6 million.