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Brownsville CBP Officers Seize $1.9 Million in Methamphetamine at Veterans International Bridge

By R. Mitchell

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Veterans International Bridge intercepted a load of methamphetamine. CBP officers discovered the narcotics, valued at approximately $1,975,322, hidden within a tan 2001 Chevrolet Silverado pickup.

“This substantial seizure demonstrates our officers’ commitment to the CBP mission of keeping our borders secure and our country is safer for it,” said Port Director Tater Ortiz, Brownsville Port of Entry. “I congratulate our officers for their outstanding work.”

Packages containing nearly 99 pounds of methamphetamine seized by CBP officers at Brownsville Port of Entry

Packages containing nearly 99 pounds ofmethamphetamine seized by CBP officers atBrownsville Port of Entry.

The seizure took place on Saturday, Apr. 6, at Veterans International Bridge when a 18-year-old male Mexican citizen who resides in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico, applied for entry into the United States driving a tan 2001 Chevrolet Silverado Pickup. The vehicle was referred to CBP secondary for further examination after a primary inspection. With the aid of a non-intrusive inspection system and canine unit, CBP officers discovered a total of 54 packages hidden within the vehicle. CBP officers removed the packages, which contained a total of 98.77 pounds of alleged methamphetamine.

The estimated street value of the narcotics from the seizure is approximately $1,975,322.

CBP officers seized the narcotics along with the vehicle, arrested the driver and turned him over to the custody of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents for further investigation.

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R. Mitchell

Rich Mitchell is the editor-in-chief at Conservative Daily News, a Conservative political commentator, and a contributor at The Main Street Examiner. His views are his own and may not reflect those of the Main Street Examiner, its staff, leadership or ... much of anyone else. Find him on twitter, facebook and

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