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Border Officers Seize $2.5 Million in Cocaine in Texas

ROMA, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Roma Port of Entry cargo facility recently seized $2.5 million in cocaine within a tractor trailer.

“Our frontline CBP officers at Roma Port of Entry seized a significant amount of hard narcotics in the cargo environment utilizing an effective combination of inspections experience and technology and helped keep our community safe in the process,” said Port Director Andres Guerra, Roma Port of Entry.

Packages containing 329 pounds of cocaine seized by CBP officers at Roma Port of Entry
Packages containing 329 pounds of
cocaine seized by CBP officers from
Roma Port of Entry.

On Feb. 24, 2022, CBP officers assigned to the Roma International Bridge cargo facility encountered a commercial tractor trailer arriving from Mexico. A CBP officer referred the conveyance for further inspection, which included utilizing non-intrusive imaging (NII) equipment and screening by a (canine team). After conducting a thorough secondary examination, officers seized packages containing 329.37 pounds (149.4 kg) of alleged cocaine concealed within the trailer.

CBP OFO seized the narcotics and turned them and the driver over to Roma Police Department for further investigation.

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