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CBP Officers Seize Shipment of Various Drugs at Pembina Port of Entry

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Pembina seizure
CBP officers at the Pembina Port of Entry
seized a variety of drugs from a commercial
shipment on Sept. 20.

PEMBINA, N.D. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations officers at the Pembina Port of Entry targeted a commercial shipment that arrived in Pembina on Sept. 20.  CBP officers inspected the shipment manifested as jeans and T-shirts and discovered a variety of drugs.  The package contained 164 grams of marijuana, 123 grams of psilocybin mushrooms and 884 grams of THC gummies.  All drugs were seized.

“While CBP’s number-one mission is to prevent terrorism in our homeland, CBP Officers also work to keep narcotics out of our communities,” said Pembina Area Port Director Jason Schmelz.  “Our officers work tirelessly to secure our border ensuring that illicit items are not entering the country.”

CBP has the primary mission of preventing terrorists and terrorist weapons from entering the United States.  CBP also works to prevent narcotics from entering the United States.  For more information about the work of CBP, please visit www.cbp.gov.

Last Modified: February 3, 2021