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CBP Officers Seize Over $2 Million in Methamphetamine at Pharr International Bridge

PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge intercepted $2,305,000 worth of methamphetamine that was being smuggled from Mexico. “Our officers’ continued resolve was evidenced once again with this outstanding seizure of hard narcotics,” said Port Director Carlos Rodriguez, Port of Hidalgo/Pharr/Anzalduas. “This was definitely a good strike against the drug smuggling ...

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CBP Field Operations Seizes $1.8 Million in Methamphetamine at Pharr International Bridge

PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility discovered $1,800,000 worth of methamphetamine in a commercial truck arriving from Mexico. “Our officers’ outstanding ability to work as a team along with great utilization of all available tools and resources resulted in the detection of these hard narcotics which won’t make ...

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Border Patrol Seizes Over $850,000 of Meth

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. – Wednesday night, U.S. Border Patrol agents at a checkpoint north of El Paso, seized narcotics worth more than $800,000 from a single vehicle. While conducting a routine immigration inspection, Border Patrol Agents stopped a gray Saturn Vue for further investigation. Agents interviewed the driver, a United States citizen. After the driver consented to a vehicle search, a ...

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Cincinnati CBP Seizes $1 Million of Crystal Meth in Air Compressor

CINCINNATI—On August 26, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati intercepted more than 26 pounds of crystal methamphetamines smuggled in an air compressor at a local express consignment facility. At an average street price of $80 per gram, the seizure has a street value of approximately one million dollars. CBP Officers cut open an air compressor that contained ...

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Border Patrol Seizes 146 Pounds of Meth in Two Separate Events

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint foiled two methamphetamine smuggling attempts on Tuesday.   The first incident occurred at approximately 11:26 a.m., when a female driver approached the checkpoint in a white Cadillac CTS.   During an immigration inspection in the primary lane, a Border Patrol canine detection team ...

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K9 Discovers 207 Packages of Meth at Immigration Checkpoint

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents discovered 227 pounds of meth hidden in a vehicle early Saturday morning at the I-19 immigration checkpoint north of Nogales. Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents referred a Toyota Sequoia for inspection just after 4:00 a.m. Saturday morning after a Border Patrol canine alerted to the vehicle. The dog’s nose led agents to 207 ...

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CBP Officers Shutdown Smuggling Attempt on Methamphetamine Worth Over $6.6 Million at the Laredo Port of Entry

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers intercepted a significant amount of hard narcotics with an estimated street value of more than $6.6 million in one enforcement action at World Trade Bridge. “This was an excellent interception by our CBP officers and a great example of the layered enforcement implemented by CBP,” ...

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CBP Seizes $1.7 Million in Methamphetamine

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge intercepted methamphetamines valued at approximately $1,797,189.92, hidden within a white 2007 Volkswagen Touareg. “Our officers continue to maintain an elevated enforcement posture to keep our borders secure and prevent dangerous narcotics from entering into our country,” said Port Director Tater Ortiz, Brownsville Port ...

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Nogales CBP Officers Seize $157K of Methamphetamine

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, officers at the Port of Nogales seized just more than 52 pounds of methamphetamine Tuesday. CBP Officers at the Mariposa Crossing referred a 22-year-old Tucson man for further inspection of his Buick SUV when he attempted to enter the U.S. from Mexico Tuesday morning. After a CBP narcotics ...

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CBP Officers Seize more than 92 Pounds of Meth from a U.S. Citizen at the Port of San Luis

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, officers arrested a Glendale resident attempting to smuggle more than 92 pounds of methamphetamine through the Port of San Luis, June 2. CBP officers referred a 21-year-old United States citizen for additional inspection of his Toyota SUV as he attempted to enter the U.S. Sunday afternoon. After a ...

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U.S. Border Patrol Seizes Ultralight Aircraft Loaded With Meth, Fentanyl

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Nogales and Tucson stations seized a modified ultralight aircraft and its illicit cargo of nearly $500,000 in methamphetamine and fentanyl, southeast of Tucson, Thursday night. Air and Marine Operations agents monitoring surveillance equipment detected an unknown aircraft entering the United States at approximately 11:00 p.m. The agents electronically tracked ...

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CBP Field Operations at Pharr International Bridge Interdicts Colossal Load of Methamphetamine Worth Over $18 Million

PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge intercepted a significant amount of methamphetamine in a commercial shipment worth $18.5 million this past weekend. “This is truly a huge, notable interception of hard narcotics accomplished by our frontline officers in the cargo environment,” said Port Director Sylvia Briones, Port of Hidalgo/ Pharr/ ...

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Sierra Blanca Border Patrol Canine Team Seizes Nearly Four Million Dollars’ Worth of Liquid Methamphetamine

SIERRA BLANCA, Texas – A U.S. Border Patrol agent and his canine partner assigned to the Sierra Blanca Border Patrol Station seized approximately 118 pounds of liquid methamphetamine, worth almost four million dollars. Chief Patrol Agent of Big Bend Sector Matthew J. Hudak said, “The great work done by this canine team prevented a significant amount of dangerous drugs from ...

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Border Patrol Seizes More Than $2M Worth of Methamphetamine in Rio Grande Valley

SARITA, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents disrupted a narcotic smuggling attempt resulting in the seizure of methamphetamine. Thursday night, Kingsville agents working at the Javier Vega Jr. Border Patrol Checkpoint referred a passenger vehicle to the secondary inspection area after a Border Patrol K-9 alerted. During the investigation, agents located over 100 bundles of methamphetamine weighing nearly 70 pounds, ...

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CBP Field Operations Seizes Methamphetamine Worth Nearly $2 Million at Hidalgo International Bridge

HIDALGO, Texas—Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge detected and seized $1,850,000 worth of methamphetamine that was discovered in a vehicle arriving from Mexico. “Our officers’ outstanding tenacity and perseverance was once again demonstrated with this great interception of hard narcotics,” said Port Director Sylvia Briones, Hidalgo/Pharr/ Anzalduas Port of ...

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