Tag: drugs

Over $115,000 worth of cocaine seized at International Gateway Bridge

In Brownsville, Customs Agents report the seizure of $ 115,000 in narcotics at the International Gateway Bridge. The seizure happened Friday when a 54-year-old man from Matamoros was sent for a secondary inspection. There, officials discovered six packages of cocaine hidden inside the vehicle he was in. The drugs were confiscated, the man arrested and handed over to Homeland...

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Nearly $700,000 worth of cocaine seized at Anzalduas International Bridge

Nearly $700 thousand worth of cocaine were seized on four separate incidents at the Anzalduas International Bridge. The first led to the discovery of 10 packages at a street value of over $189 thousand and the arrest of a 36-year-old Mexican male from Monterrey. In the second a 24-year-old male from Alamo was arrested for concealing 5 packages worth over $110 thousand. A 34-year-old male from Reynosa was also arrested for hiding 8 packages worth $153 thousand. In the last, a 30-year-old male from Reynosa was turned over to Homeland Security for attempting to introduce 13 packages of cocaine worth...

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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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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 dollars  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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