LAREDO, Texas –. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently seized a poignant volume of purported clear methamphetamine with an estimated street value of some-more than $1.7 million in one coercion action.
“Our CBP officers denote model commitment in their inspections and which helps forestall these dangerous drugs from entering the country,” pronounced (A) Port Director Alberto Flores, Laredo Port of Entry. “This seizure demonstrates how the officers’ determination, function of record and canines led to the find of this tough narcotic.”
he seizure occurred on Wednesday, Oct 18 at the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge when a CBP officer referred a 2006 Ford Five Hundred sedan, driven by a 36-year-old-male Mexican citizen proprietor of Guadalupe, Nuevo Leon for a delegate examination. A dog and non-intrusive review of the car by CBP officers resulted in the find of 135 packages containing 85 pounds of purported clear methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $1,702,833.
CBP officers seized the narcotics and the vehicle. The motorist was arrested and the case was incited over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations (ICE-HSI) special agents for serve investigation.