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Laredo Port of Entry CBP Officers Intercept Another Significant Load of Narcotics; Latest Find Worth Over $1.3 Million

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers intercepted a significant amount of hard narcotics with an estimated street value of more than $1.3 million in one enforcement action at the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge.

“Our frontline CBP continue to maintain their vigilance and utilize their inspections skills and experience as pre-Christmas traffic starts to increase,” said Port Director Albert Flores, Laredo Port of Entry.  “Our CBP officers’ hard work, perseverance and utilization of canines and our non-intrusive imaging systems resulted in the interception of this significant load of methamphetamine.”

Buckets containing 94 pounds of methamphetamine seized by CBP officers at Laredo Port of Entry
Buckets containing 94 pounds of methamphetamine seized by CBP officers at Laredo Port of Entry.

The seizure occurred on Thursday, Dec. 13 at the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge when a CBP officer referred a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado driven by a 27-year-old woman, accompanied by a 28-year-old woman, both of them Mexican citizens from Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico for a secondary examination. Upon a canine and non-intrusive imaging system inspection by CBP officers, a total 94 pounds of alleged methamphetamine was discovered. The narcotics have an estimated street value of $1,322,848.

CBP officers seized the narcotics and the vehicle. The occupants of the vehicle were arrested and the case was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations (ICE-HSI) special agents for further investigation.

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