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Officers Seize Methamphetamine Worth Over $11.1 Million at World Trade Bridge

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the World Trade Bridge intercepted a shipment containing hard narcotics with an estimated street value of more than $11.1 million in one enforcement action.

“Even though anti-terrorism is our primary mission, CBP officers maintain their vigilance to ensure commercial entries are safe and free of contraband,” said Port Director Gregory Alvarez, Laredo Port of Entry.

CBP officers seized approximately 557 pounds of methamphetamine within a tractor trailer at World Trade Bridge
CBP officers seized approximately 557 pounds of
methamphetamine within a shipment of plastic floor
panels at World Trade Bridge in Laredo, Texas.

The seizure occurred on Tuesday, May 12, when officers assigned to the cargo facility encountered a tractor trailer hauling a shipment of plastic floor panels arriving from Mexico. The 2005 Freightliner was referred for a canine and non-intrusive imaging system inspection, resulting in the discovery of approximately 557 pounds of alleged methamphetamine concealed within the shipment.

The narcotics have an estimated street value of $11,145,575.

CBP seized the narcotics. 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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