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Border Crisis: Officers seize $2.1 million in cocaine at Port of Entry

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Del Rio Port of Entry seized cocaine that totaled over $2.1 million in street value.

“Our CBP officers have been doing outstanding work and are committed to preventing these dangerous drugs from entering our country,” said Port Director Liliana Flores, Del Rio Port of Entry. “This interception is a fine example of the work they do to protect our communities.”

Packages containing 163 pounds of cocaine seized by CBP officers at Del Rio Port of Entry.
Packages containing 163 pounds of cocaine seized by CBP officers at Del Rio Port of Entry.

The seizure occurred on the evening of Wednesday, April 12th at the Del Rio International Bridge, when officers assigned to cargo selected a tractor-trailer transporting a shipment of rocks into the United States, for a non-intrusive inspection. Upon further examination, including canine, and non-intrusive inspection systems, CBP officers discovered 63 packages containing a total of 163 pounds of cocaine hidden in the floor of the flatbed trailer.

CBP seized the narcotics. The case was turned over to Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents for further investigation.

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