Skip to main content

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized methamphetamine in separate incidents that totaled nearly $1 million in street value.

The first enforcement action occurred on March 8, 2021 at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge in Laredo, Texas after a officer encountered a 2013 Chevrolet Malibu making entry from Mexico. The vehicle was referred for a secondary inspection. Following a canine and non-intrusive imaging system inspection, officers discovered a total of three packages containing 9.52 pounds of methamphetamine within the vehicle.

The narcotics had an estimated street value of $190,477.

The second seizure, also on March 8, occurred at the Colombia-Solidarity Bridge in Laredo, Texas when officers assigned to the cargo facility encountered a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado hauling a shipment of polyurethane decorations arriving from Mexico.

Scroll to Continue

Recommended for you

62 packages containing 40.38 pounds of methamphetamine were concealed within the shipment. The narcotics had an estimated street value of $807,677.

The narcotics have a combined street value of $998,154.

U.S. Customs seized the narcotics and one vehicle. The cases were turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations special agents for further investigation.