According to reports, federal officials seized over $700,000 worth of cocaine at the Texas-Mexico border.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge seized $715,000 worth of cocaine on March 29, 2022.

“Our CBP officers remain vigilant and rely on their experience and all available tools and resources to thwart this smuggling attempt,” said Port Director Carlos Rodriguez, Hidalgo/Pharr/Anzalduas Port of Entry. The bust was made after CBP officers flagged a white Chevy van entering the country from Mexico. Authorities searched the vehicle utilizing non-intrusive inspection equipment and discovered 37 packages of alleged cocaine weighing 92.72 pounds (42.06 kg) concealed within a white Chevrolet van crossing the Hidalgo International Bridge.

The bridge connects the Rio Grande and Mexican state of Tamaulipas, according to CNN. CBP’s Office of Field Operations seized both the cocaine and the car, and the case is being investigated by special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations, CBS said.