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Border Officers Intercept More Than $24 Million in Methamphetamine at Southern Border

EAGLE PASS, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Eagle Pass Camino Real Cargo Facility seized methamphetamine with a street value of over $24,000,000 in one enforcement action.

“Although anti-terrorism is our primary mission, CBP officers continue to maintain their vigilance to ensure commercial entries are safe and free of contraband, as this narcotics seizure illustrates,” said Port Director Paul Del Rincon, Eagle Pass Port of Entry.

Boxes containing 1,221 pounds of methamphetamine seized by CBP officers at Eagle Pass Port of Entry
Boxes containing 1,221 pounds of methamphetamine
seized by CBP officers at Eagle Pass Port of Entry.

The enforcement action occurred on Thursday, September 23 at the Camino Real Cargo Facility when CBP officers assigned to the cargo facility encountered a 2010 Freightliner tractor hauling an empty box trailer arriving from Mexico.  The tractor and trailer were referred for a canine, non-intrusive imaging system inspection and subsequent physical inspection resulting in the discovery of 1,221 pounds of alleged methamphetamine within the walls of the trailer.

The narcotics have an estimated street value of $24,426,968.

CBP officers seized the tractor, trailer and narcotics.

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  1. When will enough be enough ? Apparently the KILLER APATHY is compeating with the drugs to KILL AMERICANS and the liberties for which our Nation stands. …… Yes, there are a few that are doing whaever they can to have our LAWS ENFORCED, yet it’s an embarresing few. Most sit on their pity pots wringing their hands or gp tp collect their FREE social service handouts…..

    There are drugs, terriosts, criminals and diseases spewing onto the streets in every single town in our Coutry while self indulgent citizens play

    THIS is ENOUGH !! Don’t wait until you become an Angel Mom or Dad…..of make one

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