$7.1 million in meth seized at Laredo port of entry

Drugs confiscated at Juarez-Lincoln Bridge

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at a Laredo port of entry seized $7.1 million of methamphetamine.

The seizure of 356 pounds of the drug happened Tuesday at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge.

According to a news release, a CBP officer referred a 2006 Nissan Titan making entry from Mexico into the U.S. for secondary inspection. Following a canine and non-intrusive imaging system examination, CBP officers discovered the drugs concealed within personal belongings.

CBP seized the narcotics and the vehicle.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations special agents are investigating.



In May agents seized $18 million in methamphetamine hidden in buckets.


In April agents seized $35 million in methamphetamine.



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