Tag: seized

Over $1 million worth of meth and cocaine seized in Brownsville and Kingsville

Border Patrol K-9’s lead agents to seize over $6.1 million worth of methamphetamine and cocaine.  Agents with the help of a K-9 team confiscated slightly more than eight pounds of Meth in Brownsville on Nov 14th.  The nine packages of meth, concealed in liquid foam, are said to be worth over $267,000 were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.  The next day, another K-9, this time in Kingsville, alerted agents to hidden drugs. A trunk held three suitcases containing nearly 185 pounds of cocaine.  The DEA took custody of the vehicle, the United States citizen driver, and 32 bundles...

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Marijuana Seized after Short Chase and Truck Abandoned in Rio Grande

Over 1000 lbs of Marijuana are off the streets after border patrol discovered the drugs in an abandoned truck. The drugs were found after agents witnessed a brown GMC pickup driving towards the Rio Grande River in Mission. The driver attempted to speed away by making a U-turn. As the agents got closer, the driver drove the truck into the river and left it there. 74 bundles were seized weighting 1,165 pounds with a street value of 932 thousand...

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Over $201,000 worth of Drugs Seized at International Bridge

Pharr (KFXV) — Over $201,000 worth of drugs are seized at the international bridge. Customs and Border Protection Agents seized 26 pounds of cocaine in 11 packages at the Pharr International Bridge after running a secondary inspection on a 2010 Jeep Compass. The vehicle was driven by 19-year-old male from Alamo. Agents seized the narcotics along with the vehicle, arrested the driver, and turned him over to the custody of Homeland Security for further...

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196 Gambling Machines Seized in Roma

Roma (KFXV) — Three women are behind bars in Roma after operating an illegal gaming establishment. Agents with Starr County anti-crime unit conducted a sting, and seized a total of 196 8-liner machines, and more than $34,000 from two different gambling operations — one located on Efren Ramirez Street, and the second on Eagle Road. According to authorities, both women were arrested in front of their...

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