The U.S. Customs and Border along with Puerto Rico Police Department seized an estimated $500,000 of cocaine from departing passengers at the Luis Munoz Marine International Airport.
Puerto Rico police canine unit along with CBP officers alerted to pieces of luggage belonging to two different passengers, one male and one female, scheduled to depart to Orlando, Florida.
CBP officers, along with us Homeland Security investigations special agents, inspected one suitcase of finding 12 bricks of a white powdery substance, which tested positive for cocaine. The seized cocaine weighed 13.23 Kilos. In the second suitcase, they found six bricks that weighed 6.8 Kilos.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and HSI special agents took custody of the seized cocaine and arrested the luggage owners, for further investigation and prosecution.