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Laredo Port of Entry: Customs Seizes Over 1,000 Pounds of Methamphetamine in Record-Breaking Bust

ByEditor

Feb 11, 2024
Customs and Border Protection officers seize a haul of over $9 million worth of meth at World Trade Bridge in Laredo

On February 6, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers made a significant seizure of methamphetamine at the World Trade Bridge in Laredo, Texas. The officers discovered 1,033.96 pounds of alleged methamphetamine after conducting a search of a 2004 Freightliner truck.

Port Director Albert Flores of the Laredo Port of Entry emphasized the importance of the seizure, stating that the officers were able to intercept and seize millions of dollars worth of a highly addictive and dangerous drug. He also highlighted CBP’s commitment to their border security mission while facilitating lawful trade and travel.

This seizure demonstrates the ongoing efforts of CBP to prevent illegal drugs from entering the country while allowing for the smooth flow of legitimate trade and travel. The agency continues to prioritize the safety and security of the border while working to intercept and seize dangerous substances like methamphetamine.

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