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U.S. Border Patrol in Carrizo Springs Seize 10 Bricks of Cocaine

Release Date: 
March 2, 2010

Del Rio, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Carrizo Springs Station seized 25 pounds of cocaine, valued at more than $800,000 on Monday.

Carrizo Springs Border Patrol agents seize 10 bricks of cocaine at checkpoint

At approximately 11 a.m., a 2006 Acura entered the immigration checkpoint on Highway 277 west of Carrizo Springs. The vehicle, driven by a United States citizen, was referred to a secondary inspection area where agents searched the vehicle and found 10 bricks of cocaine concealed within a hidden compartment under the rear seat. The smuggler, vehicle and cocaine were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017