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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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Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Agents Seize Over $4.1M Worth of Meth

Release Date: 
September 5, 2018

FALFURRIAS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents stop a large methamphetamine smuggling attempt. Agents seized over $4Million in meth at the Falfuririas checkpoint.

Yesterday, agents assigned to the Falfurrias Checkpoint referred a Chevrolet Silverado to the secondary inspection after a Border Patrol K-9 alerted to the bed of the truck. During the inspection, agents discovered three 5-gallon buckets filled with liquid methamphetamine. Agents arrested the driver and two passengers.

The liquid methamphetamine weighed over 130 pounds, worth an estimated $4,153,600.00.

The case remains under investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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Last modified: 
September 5, 2018