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Federal Agents Seize Methamphetamine At Port Of Entry

Federal Agents Seize Methamphetamine At Port Of Entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized nearly two million dollars worth of methamphetamine at the Pharr International Bridge. Agents sent a commercial truck transporting tomatoes to the second inspection. There they discovered 17 packages of the drug weighing in at a little over 88 pounds hidden within a tire. This case remains under investigation.

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Border Patrol Agents Seize Narcotics At Port Of Entry

Border Patrol Agents Seize Narcotics At Port Of Entry

A Mexican national is behind bars tonight after Customs and Border Protection seized four bundles of heroin hidden inside a car battery. On Tuesday, federal agents at the Rio Grande City port of entry sent a grey Nissan Altima to secondary inspection. C.B.P. discovered the narcotics weighing in at a total of 6.3 kilos with […]

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 […]

Large Cocaine Seizure At International Bridge

Large Cocaine Seizure At International Bridge

Federal agents confiscate 11 pounds of cocaine at a local international bridge.  Customs and Border Protection agents at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge came across an SUV and sent a 38-year-old Mexican citizen to secondary inspection. Five packages of the narcotics were found hidden within the vehicle. The cocaine was valued at an estimated 86 thousand […]

200K of Cocaine Seized at Pharr International Bridge

200K of Cocaine Seized at Pharr International Bridge

Weslaco (KFXV) – On April 14th Customs and Border Protection Agents along with the help of K-9 discovered 12 packages allegedly containing over 27 lbs of cocaine valued at around $213,000 in a vehicle that was driven by 27-year-old female US citizen from San Benito Texas. The woman was arrested and the vehicle and narcotics, […]

Man Claims CBP Used Excessive Force When Crossing Into U.S.

Man Claims CBP Used Excessive Force When Crossing Into U.S.

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — A man is claiming to have been assaulted by CBP Officers at Brownsville International Bridge The man has been on bedrest since the incident and is already preparing to take legal action. The victim’s attorney, claiming excessive force was used on the Brownsville resident, on April 2nd, 2017 by Customs and Border […]

Human Trafficker Rams Barricades at Donna International Bridge

Human Trafficker Rams Barricades at Donna International Bridge

DONNA (KFXV) — On Monday, a human trafficker eluded authorities near the Donna port of entry, eventually colliding with barriers on the bridge. According to Border Patrol, agents witnessed a man pick up an undocumented person near the port of entry, and after attempted to conduct a traffic stop, fled from them, heading towards the […]

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