LAREDO, Texas – On July 2, 2018, Freer Border Patrol Agents seized 28.7 pounds of liquid methamphetamine at the checkpoint located on Highway 59 near Freer, Texas. The narcotics were found concealed inside the panels of a Toyota Sienna van after the vehicle was referred to secondary. The narcotics tested positive for liquid methamphetamine, worth an estimated $1,090,600.00. The case was referred to the Drug Enforcement Administration.
“The vigilance of the men and women of the United States Border Patrol in disrupting the flow of narcotics attests to our commitment in keeping America and its communities safe,” said Laredo Sector Acting Deputy Chief Patrol Agent Anthony S. Good.
To report suspicious activity such as drug and/or alien smuggling, contact the Laredo Sector Border Patrol toll free telephone number at 1-800-343-1994.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.