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Laredo Sector Border Patrol seized over $3 Million in Methamphetamine

Release Date
Thu, 11/30/2023

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents working in Freer, Texas seized methamphetamine that totaled over $3,000,000 in street value.

 The incident occurred on Nov. 29,  when a Border Patrol agent assigned to the Freer Border Patrol Station was working his assigned duties when he arrived to assist Duval County Sheriff Deputy with a vehicle stop.   A Border Patrol canine was also called to assist and the Service canine  alerted to the vehicle.  The vehicle was transported to the Border Patrol Checkpoint on Highway 59.  A non-intrusive scan was conducted that revealed anomalies in the rear bumper.  Agents discovered numerous bundles inside the vehicle.

Laredo Sector Border Patrol seized over $3 Million in Methamphetamine

The bundles were removed from the vehicle which tested positive for methamphetamine.  The methamphetamine had a total weight of 111.75 pounds with a street value of $3,576,320.00

Duval County Sheriff Office took custody of the driver, narcotics, and vehicle.

Last Modified: Nov 30, 2023