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Cocaine Seized at International Bridge

Cocaine Seized at International Bridge

Nearly a million dollars worth of cocaine confiscated at a local international bridge. Customs And Border Protection officers at The Gateway International Bridge in Brownsville sent a vehicle to secondary inspection.As authorities inspected the vehcile, they found 24 packages of cocaine weighing 122 pounds. The case was turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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Narcotics Seized By Federal Agents

Narcotics Seized By Federal Agents

Border patrol agents seize more than four million dollars in drugs in two separate incidents. On Thursday, agents at the Javier Jega Jr. checkpoint referred an SUV for a secondary inspection after a k-9 alert.75 pounds of methamphetamine was hidden within the vehicle. The narcotics have an estimated value of 2.4 million dollars..on Sunday, Falfurrias agents […]

C.B.P. Officials Seize Over Half A Million Dollars in Narcotics

C.B.P. Officials Seize Over Half A Million Dollars in Narcotics

Customs and Border Protection officers seize 687 thousand dollars in cocaine at the Hidalgo International Bridge. C.B.P. officers arrested two Mexican citizens in connection with two separate failed drug smuggling attempts. On September 20 a 36-year-old man, driver of a blue Ford pickup, was referred to a secondary inspection. Officers discovered 30 packages of cocaine […]

Drugs Seized By Rio Grande River In Starr County

Drugs Seized By Rio Grande River In Starr County

In Starr County, more than 700 pounds of cocaine were found near the Rio Grande River. Federal agents responded to the area of Garciasville after noticing several suspects loading what appeared to be bundles of narcotics to a vehicle. As Border Patrol arrived, the driver and others fled to Mexico. Along with riverine units, more than 22.5 […]

McAllen ISD Allegedly Dealing Cocaine Arrested

McAllen ISD Allegedly Dealing Cocaine Arrested

A McAllen ISD teacher faces federal charges for allegedly trafficking cocaine.Official documents, accuse Jorge Ignacio Cavazos in participating in various drug deals. He’s accused of receiving the cocaine into Hidalgo County, by way of drug traffickers that crossed over international bridges.  Mcallen school district officials say that the teacher has been suspended and wants to […]

Over $115,000 worth of cocaine seized at International Gateway Bridge

Over $115,000 worth of cocaine seized at International Gateway Bridge

In Brownsville, Customs Agents report the seizure of $ 115,000 in narcotics at the International Gateway Bridge. The seizure happened Friday when a 54-year-old man from Matamoros was sent for a secondary inspection. There, officials discovered six packages of cocaine hidden inside the vehicle he was in. The drugs were confiscated, the man arrested and […]

Nearly $700,000 worth of cocaine seized at Anzalduas International Bridge

Nearly $700,000 worth of cocaine seized at Anzalduas International Bridge

Nearly $700 thousand worth of cocaine were seized on four separate incidents at the Anzalduas International Bridge. The first led to the discovery of 10 packages at a street value of over $189 thousand and the arrest of a 36-year-old Mexican male from Monterrey. In the second a 24-year-old male from Alamo was arrested for concealing […]