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Packages containing 4.54 pounds of cocaine hidden within a cake seized by CBP officers at Hidalgo International Bridge

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CBP Intercepts Cocaine-laden Cake at Hidalgo International Bridge

Not so Sweet: 

HIDALGO, Texas—Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge uncovered more than filling when they discovered $35,000 worth of cocaine hidden inside a cake.

“This interception of narcotics certainly ranks high on the list of creativity,” said Port Director Sylvia Briones, Port of Hidalgo/Pharr/ Anzalduas. “I commend our officers for the excellent teamwork and their successful interception of narcotics.”



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