Tag: narcotics

Nearly 2.5 million dollars in heroin and marijuana seized at the Pharr International Bridge.

In the first incident, officers inspected a 2014 Kenworth Tractor Trailer hauling a shipment of tomatoes and discovered 90 packages of heroin worth over two million dollars. the second discovery was made inside a 1999 Freightliner trailer where they found 72 packages of marijuana worth over 59 thousand dollarsĀ  The third seizure was made after officers found 1,372 packages of marijuana worth over $236,000. All three cases under investigation by Homeland...

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BP Agents Make Two Busts at Gateway Bridge

Brownsville (KFXV) — A drug bust to the tune of over $194,000 at the Gateway International Bridge, Customs agents intercepted two loads of alleged cocaine. In the first seizure, a 19-year-old female, Mexican citizen had two packages hidden inside an SUV. The alleged cocaine has an estimated street value of about $35,000. The second seizure happened when a 28-year-old female, Mexican citizen tried to hide eight packages or almost 21 pounds of cocaine within her vehicle. The estimated street value almost $160,000 The narcotics were seized along with the vehicles, drivers were arrested, and turned over to Homeland...

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For Third Time in Two Weeks, Meth Found in Milk Cartons

Anzalduas (KFXV) — Customs and Border Protection officers seize over $1 million dollars – in liquid meth – at the Anzalduas International Bridge. With the help of a canine team, CBP officers discovered 64 pounds of liquid Meth inside 26 milk and juice cartons. The vehicle driven by a 23-year-old U.S.citizen who was not identified. The narcotics along with the vehicle are seized, agents arrested the driver, and turned her over to Homeland...

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CBP seized over $30,000 worth of cocaine from Illinois Woman

According to authorities upon a secondary inspection found two packages containing almost four and a half pounds of cocaine hidden inside a vehicle driven by a 26 year old Illinois woman as she attempted to cross into the United States. In total the narcotics are estimated at $34,000 The drugs vehicle and driver were handed over to Homeland Security for further...

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Brownsville Police Arrest Two for Possession of Narcotics

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — Police made an arrest over the weekend of two individuals for possession of controlled substances. According to the department, on Sunday, an officer observed a vehicle traveling around the 500 block of East Alton Gloor. The vehicle — with Georgia plates — had previously been signaled as possibly carrying narcotics. After stopping the vehicle, the female driver attempted to give police a fake name. Law enforcement identified her, and her male passenger, as 33-year-old Vanessa Chavira, and 27-year-old, Benjamin Clark Plymale, both with outstanding warrants in Hall County, Georgia. Both were placed under arrest, and during...

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