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CBP Officers Seize $212K in Cocaine Concealed in a Bus at Eagle Pass Port of Entry

Release Date: 
December 21, 2018

EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers from the Eagle Pass Port of Entry recently seized cocaine valued at more than $212,000 in a single enforcement action at the Camino Real International Bridge II.

“The officers’ experience and training led to the interception of this significant narcotic load,” said Port Director Paul Del Rincon, Eagle Pass Port of Entry.  “This is yet another example of the officers’ resolute efforts to disrupt criminal organizations.”

Packages containing 27.50 pounds of cocaine seized by CBP officers at Eagle Pass Port of Entry
Packages containing 27.5 pounds of cocaine
seized by CBP officers at Eagle Pass Port of
Entry.

 The seizure occurred on Sunday, December 16, 2018 when CBP officers were conducting commercial bus inspections at the international bridge. CBP officers conducted an intensive secondary examination and a non-intrusive imaging (NII) system scan of the conveyance that resulted in the discovery of 21 packages containing 12.48 kg. (27.50 pounds) of cocaine. The cocaine has an estimated street value of $212,160.

CBP officers seized the bus and the narcotics.  The case was turned over to state and local law enforcement for further investigation.

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Last modified: 
December 21, 2018