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BREAKING News Out Of Texas AND Arizona! HELL YEAH!!!

CBP Officers at Laredo Port of Entry Seize $465K in Liquid Methamphetamine

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) CBP officers at Laredo Port of Entry recently seized a significant load of alleged liquid methamphetamine with a street value in excess of $465,000.

“With the reopening of vehicular traffic at Gateway to the Americas Bridge, our frontline CBP officers continue to maintain their strict vigilance to uphold our border security mission and their application of experience and technology resulted in a significant hard narcotics seizure,” said Port Director Alberto Flores, Laredo Port of Entry.

A container filled with 33.25 pounds in liquid methamphetamine seized by CBP officers at Gateway to the Americas Bridge
A bucket contains 33.25 pounds of liquid
methamphetamine seized by CBP officers at
Gateway to the Americas Bridge.

The seizure occurred on Friday, May 4, when CBP officers at the Gateway to the Americas Bridge referred a 2008 Ford Explorer for a secondary examination. Further examination utilizing a CBP canine and non-intrusive imaging systems resulted in the discovery of 33.25 pounds of liquid methamphetamine concealed with within the vehicle. The methamphetamine has an estimated street value of $465,435.

CBP seized the narcotics, vehicle and referred the case for further investigation by Homeland Security Investigations special agents.

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Also, in YUMA, Arizona Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 95 Immigration Checkpoint seized 11 packages of methamphetamine in an attempted smuggling attempt Wednesday.

Agents at the Highway 95 immigration checkpoint seized this vehicle after removing methamphetamine from the back
Agents at the Highway 95 immigration
checkpoint seized a Ford Taurus
connected to the seizure of nearly 25
pounds of methamphetamine

At approximately 1:25 p.m. Wednesday, agents referred a gray Ford Taurus to secondary inspection after a Border Patrol canine alerted to an odor it was trained to detect. A subsequent search of the vehicle yielded 24.9 pounds of methamphetamine in a post-factory compartment between the back seat and trunk of the vehicle. The narcotics have a street value of $74,700.

Agents seize the drugs from the back seat and trunk of a smuggling venicle
Drugs were removed from the back
seat and trunk of a smuggling vehicle

A 46-year-old female, a United States citizen from Las Vegas, Nevada, was arrested in the incident.

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