TEXAS FEDS INTERCEPT $728,000 IN FENTANYL DRUGS

Federal officials in Texas catch suspect with $728,000 in drugs

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers maintained strict vigilance and recently seized more than $728,000 in fentanyl in a single enforcement action at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge in Texas.

The seizure occurred on Thursday, April 18 at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge when a Customs and Border Protection officer referred a 2009 Ford F-150 pickup truck for a secondary examination. Following a canine and non-intrusive imaging system inspection, Customs and Border Protection officers discovered 10 packages containing a total 26 pounds of alleged fentanyl hidden within the conveyance. The narcotics have an estimated street value of $728,000.

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