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Border Crisis: Officers seize $7.7 million in methamphetamine at World Trade Bridge

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations officers assigned to the World Trade Bridge this week seized $7.7 million in methamphetamine in a single enforcement action.

“Our frontline officers continue to deploy an effective combination of inspectional experience and technology and the result this time was $7.7 million in methamphetamine in a shipment of limes,” said Port Director Albert Flores, Laredo Port of Entry.

Packages containing 869 pounds of methamphetamine seized by CBP officers at World Trade Bridge.

The seizure occurred on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at the World Trade Bridge when a CBP officer referred a 2014 Freightliner tractor trailer hauling a shipment of limes for secondary inspection. Following a thorough examination that included use of a non-intrusive inspection system and CBP canines, CBP officers discovered 384 packages containing a total of 869.5 pounds of alleged methamphetamine within the trailer. The narcotics had a street value of $7,713,711.

CBP seized the narcotics. Homeland Security Investigations special agents are investigating the seizure.

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