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NOTICE: Due to the lapse in federal funding, this website will not be actively managed. This website was last updated on December 21, 2018 and will not be updated until after funding is enacted. As such, information on this website may not be up to date. Transactions submitted via this website might not be processed and we will not be able to respond to inquiries until after appropriations are enacted.

 

Aviso del impacto de la interrupción de fondos federales en las operaciones del sitio web del Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés)

AVISO:  A causa de la interrupción de fondos federales, este sitio de web no será administrado activamente. La última actualización a este sitio web se realizó el 21 de diciembre de 2018 y no se harán más actualizaciones hasta que el gobierno reanude operaciones; por ende, puede que el sitio web no refleje la información más reciente. Es posible que no podamos procesar transacciones ni responder a
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CBP Officers Seize over $1 Million in Cocaine at the Laredo Port of Entry This Weekend

Release Date: 
March 21, 2017

LAREDO, Texas- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to work at the Lincoln-Juarez Bridge bus operations seized a significant amount of cocaine in one enforcement action this weekend.

“Our CBP officers’ vigilance and attention to detail resulted in this significant seizure,” said Port Director Gregory Alvarez, Laredo Port of Entry.  “I congratulate the officers in carrying out the CBP mission and protecting the public from illegal narcotics.”

Packages containing 130 pounds of cocaine seized by CBP officers at Laredo Port of Entry
Packages containing 130 pounds of cocaine seized
by CBP officers at Laredo Port of Entry

The seizure occurred on Saturday, March 18 at the Lincoln-Juarez International Bridge when a CBP officer referred a 1997 MCI bus for a secondary examination.  Upon a non-intrusive and canine inspection of the bus, CBP officers discovered 55 packages allegedly containing 130 pounds of cocaine with a street value of $1,000,620.

CBP officers seized bus and narcotics.

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Last modified: 
March 21, 2017