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CBP Officers Intercept Hard Narcotics Worth Over $2.4 Million At The World Trade Bridge

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers intercepted hard narcotics with an estimated street value of more than $2.4 million in one enforcement action at the World Trade Bridge. “Officers at the Laredo Port of Entry have heightened their enforcement efforts for these high-risk commodities, successfully disrupting the flow of deadly narcotics ...

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

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a woman from Houston, Texas after discovering $2,446,000 worth of alleged methamphetamine concealed within the vehicle she was driving. “This was an excellent discovery of hard narcotics, amid the travel restrictions we are currently operating under,” said Port Director Carlos Rodriguez, Port of ...

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Laredo CBP Officers Seize Methamphetamine Worth Over $2.5 Million at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge intercepted hard narcotics totaling over $2.5 million in street value. “Seizures like this one are a prime example of the importance that CBP officers play in our overall national border security mission and protecting the public from illegal narcotics,” said Port Director Gregory ...

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Officers Seize Methamphetamine Worth Over $11.1 Million at World Trade Bridge

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the World Trade Bridge intercepted a shipment containing hard narcotics with an estimated street value of more than $11.1 million in one enforcement action. “Even though anti-terrorism is our primary mission, CBP officers maintain their vigilance to ensure commercial entries are safe and free ...

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Laredo CBP Officers Seize Hard Narcotics Worth Over $1.3 Million at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge intercepted hard narcotics totaling $1.3 million in street value. “Drug trafficking organizations are continually evolving concealment techniques, becoming sophisticated in their methods of avoiding detection,” said Port Director Gregory Alvarez, Laredo Port of Entry. “Fortunately, CBP is equipped with drug detection technologies that help ...

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Border Patrol Agents Seize Over 100 Lbs. of Meth, Arrest Woman

PINE VALLEY, Calif. — Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 8 checkpoint arrested a woman Saturday morning with more than 103 pounds of crystal methamphetamine in the bed of her truck. On May 9, at approximately 9:15 a.m., a woman driving a gold 1999 Ford F-250 approached the I-8 Border Patrol checkpoint.  Agents questioned the driver and referred her to ...

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Border Patrol Agents Seize Methamphetamine at Checkpoint

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested two suspected narcotic smugglers in separate events, totaling a combined weight of 7.29 pounds in seized narcotics on Thursday. The first incident occurred at approximately 11:45 a.m., when a 56-year-old man driving a black 2012 Chevrolet Impala approached the checkpoint.  A Border Patrol ...

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Rio Grande Valley Agents Seize Over $1.5 Million in Meth

EDINBURG, Texas –Border Patrol agents seize more than 48 lbs. of liquid methamphetamine in a failed smuggling attempt at the Falfurrias checkpoint. The drugs seized are valued at $1.5M. Yesterday, agents assigned to Border Patrol’s Falfurrias checkpoint referred a Hyundai sedan for further investigation following a K-9 alert during the immigration inspection.  During a search of the vehicle, agents discovered the ...

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Border Patrol Agents Seize 56 Pounds of Meth

PINE VALLEY, Calif. — Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 8 checkpoint arrested a man and his adult daughter with more than 56 pounds of methamphetamine inside their car on Friday. On May 1, at approximately 1:25 a.m., a silver 2001 Infiniti QX4 approached the I-8 checkpoint. While agents questioned the driver, a K9 detection team preformed a sniff of ...

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CBP Officers Intercept Hard Narcotics Worth Over $25 Million At The World Trade Bridge

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 $25 million in one enforcement action at the World Trade Bridge. “This seizure was an enforcement action against transnational criminal organizations that exemplifies the vigilance and dedication our officers practice ...

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Border Agents Seize Nearly $93K in Meth

CAMPO, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a man on Wednesday who had 37 bundles of methamphetamine stashed inside his vehicle. The incident began on April 8, at approximately 10:45 a.m., when agents initiated a vehicle stop on Interstate 8 near Campo.  The agents questioned the driver, who was in a 2016 Dodge Dart, then performed an exterior search ...

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CBP Field Operations Seizes Nearly $37 Million in Methamphetamine within Commercial Shipment

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Colombia-Solidarity Bridge seized a substantial amount of methamphetamine in a single enforcement action that totaled nearly $37 million in street value. “Officers at the Laredo Port of Entry have heightened their enforcement strategy when targeting these high-risk commodities, successfully disrupting the flow of deadly narcotics ...

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CBP Officers Make Record Methamphetamine Seizure

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Nogales Commercial Facility seized methamphetamine last week from a Mexican national when he attempted to enter the United States through the Port of Nogales. The seizure is the largest methamphetamine load in Arizona ports history. CBP Officers discovered more than 600 packages of drugs concealed within a non-factory floor ...

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DEA Announces Launch of Operation Crystal Shield

Attorney General William Barr and Drug Enforcement Administration Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon today announced that the DEA will direct enforcement resources to methamphetamine “transportation hubs” — areas where methamphetamine is often trafficked in bulk and then distributed across the country. While continuing to focus on stopping drugs being smuggled across the border, DEA’s Operation Crystal Shield will ramp up enforcement ...

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CBP Officers Make a Double Play As They Intercept Hard Narcotics Worth More Than $2.9M

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) CBP officers at Laredo Port of Entry were successful in seizing two separate loads of hard narcotics with a combined value of over $2.9 million. “Our frontline officers continued their strict vigilance this weekend and their determination and commitment to the border security mission resulted in two significant hard ...

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