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CBP Officers Intercept Methamphetamine Worth Over $2.8 Million at the World Trade Bridge

By R. Mitchell

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the World Trade Bridge seized methamphetamine with a street value of over $2.8 million in one enforcement action.

“Methamphetamine has an appalling impact on individuals, families and our communities,” said Acting Port Director Eugene Crawford, Laredo Port of Entry. “CBP is dedicated to disrupting the flow of this deadly narcotic through sustained and target-driven enforcement operations.”

Packages containing more than 140 pounds of methamphetamine seized by CBP officers at Laredo Port of Entry
Packages containing more than 140 pounds of
methamphetamine seized by CBP officers at Laredo
Port of Entry.

The enforcement action occurred on Friday, January 15th at the World Trade Bridge when CBP officers assigned to the cargo facility encountered a tractor hauling a shipment of stone handcrafts arriving from Mexico.  The 2001 Volvo tractor and its shipment were referred for a canine and non-intrusive imaging system inspection, resulting in the discovery of 24 packages containing 140.56 pounds of alleged methamphetamine within the trailer.

The narcotics have an estimated street value of $2,811,305.

CBP officers seized the trailer and narcotics. The case was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations (ICE-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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