POSTED: Monday, August 22, 2011 - 1:45pm
UPDATED: Monday, August 22, 2011 - 4:50pm
EL PASO–Customs and Border protection seized nearly 60 pounds of cocaine this weekend.
Officers first discovered 29 pounds of cocaine in a fuel tank on Friday. Them Sunday evening, officers found almost 29 pounds of cocaine in the fuel tank of another vehicle. CBP drug sniffing dog “Rico” helped officer find the second stash of cocaine.
CBP officers working in El Paso and outlying ports of entry made four additional drug seizures this weekend seizing 329 pounds of marijuana.