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World Trade Bridge Officers Intercept More Than $1.8 Million Worth of Methamphetamine

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers intercepted a trailer containing methamphetamine with an estimated street value of more than $1.8 million at the World Trade Bridge over the weekend.

“Intercepting narcotics is an important part of the mission of Customs and Border Protection and now these drugs are off the streets,” said Andrew Douglas, Acting Port Director, Laredo Port of Entry.

Packages containing nearly 93 pounds of methamphetamine seized by CBP officers at World Trade Bridge
Packages containing nearly 93 pounds of
methamphetamine seized by CBP officers at World
Trade Bridge.

The enforcement action occurred on Friday, September 11th when CBP officers assigned to the cargo facility intercepted an empty trailer arriving from Mexico. The 1999 Wabash National trailer was referred for a canine and non-intrusive imaging system inspection, resulting in the discovery of 92.99 pounds of alleged methamphetamine discovered within the trailer.

The narcotics have an estimated street value of $1,859,800.

CBP officers seized the narcotics and the trailer.  The cases were turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations (ICE-HSI) special agents for further investigation.

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One comment

  1. Thanks for doing your part in keeping this MOST important threat to our security in the news. It seems to’ve been put on the ‘back burner’ of Congress…..again.

    These Ports of Entries are not only the gateway to our country, but the doors of our homes (the ones we lock)
    Also interesting is that Texas Govenor said today that the three ‘hot spots’ COVID is rising are all Border Ports…. One can only start to imagine what is ‘getting through’ at unguarded areas.

    I am not imune to the conditions that motivate so many to ‘escape’ their homeland but pragmatically speaking we are religating our own way of life to the bottom of the pecking order. When we surrender our language, customs, and allow our law to be used to wipe rears with…we lose sovereignity and our nation. Diversity only means variety to enhance our country and not intended to dominate.

    How many people can be honest and say they don’t know the drugs are killing our citizens? None! And yet few seems to ‘bother’…..am glad you do

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