CBP Seizes $1 Million Worth of Drugs at Border

2.38 pounds of cocaine and 76.4 pounds of methamphetamine were discovered.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released a report chronicling a string of inspections at the Hidalgo International Bridge over the previous week that resulted in the confiscation of a large amount of illegal drugs.

One vehicle inspection yielded 2.38 pounds of cocaine and 8.68 pounds of methamphetamine and another discovered 67.72 pounds of methamphetamine in 88 packages. The Office of Field Operations at the Hidalgo International Bridge estimates that the confiscated drugs are worth $1,088,000.

“Our CBP officers fully utilize their keen observation and awareness skills, their experience and all available tools and resources to thwart smuggling attempts at our port of entry,” said Port Director Carlos Rodriguez, Hidalgo/Pharr/Anzalduas Port of Entry.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For the border agents who are working to thwart traffickers’ attempts to smuggle drugs into the interior.
  • For Commissioner Magnus to have discernment as he manages Customs and Border Protection.

Sources: Customs and Border Protection


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