Tag: seizure

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 incidentsĀ 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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CBP Seize 911 Pounds of Narcotics at Pharr Bridge

PHARR (KFXV) — Customs and Border Agents made a seizure of alleged Marijuana at the Pharr International Bridge, estimated at nearly $200,000. According to officials, on the 16th, police sent a tractor trailer to a secondary inspection where they discovered 236 packages, containing 911 pounds of the narcotic. The driver, vehicle and drugs were handed over to Homeland Security for further...

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Largest Meth Bust Recorded at Pharr International Bridge

Pharr (KFXV) — Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Pharr International Bridge made their largest seizure of methamphetamine ever. On March 3, agents sent a commercial trailer to a secondary inspection where they discovered 53 bottles of cleaning solutions, containing 615 pounds of methamphetamine. The alleged narcotics are valued at over 12 million dollars. The driver, trailer and drugs were handed over to Homeland Security for further...

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Three Behind Bars for Illegal Gambling Establishment

Palmhurst (KFXV) — Three men went before a judge, accused of operating an illegal gambling machine — or eight liner — establishment out of a home located near Stewart Road and Mile 3 in Palmhurst. Agents seized 55 gambling machines, $2,759 in cash, and two firearms. 31 year-old, Sergio Manuel Hernandez and 33-year-old, Juan Angel Gomez Perez both received a $14,000 bond for 4 charges each, and 23 year old, Raul Ramon Mares, received an $11,000 bond for three charges. Authorities say these establishments are not safe for those who frequent those operations, as police often find the doors...

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