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Lapse in Federal Funding Impact on CBP Website Operations Notice

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
preguntas hasta que se reanuden operaciones.

Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents Seize Over 1,000 Pounds of Marijuana

Release Date: 
February 8, 2018

LAREDO, Texas – On February 7, 2018, Border Patrol agents from the Zapata Station seized 1,033.42 pounds of marijuana after responding to suspicious activity near Zapata, Texas.  Agents encountered subjects loading bundles into a Chevrolet Traverse from a boat in Falcon Lake.  As the agents approached the vehicle, the boat and subjects absconded back to Mexico.  Agents discovered 46 bundles of marijuana inside the vehicle which had an estimated value of $826,733.48.00.  No arrests were made in this case.  The marijuana was turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration and the vehicle was seized by Border Patrol.

To report suspicious activity such as alien and/or drug smuggling, contact the Laredo Sector Border Patrol toll free telephone number at 1-800-343-1994.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2018