LAREDO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — U.S. Customs and Border Safety Workplace of Subject Operations officers seized methamphetamine in a single enforcement motion value greater than $18,000,000 in avenue worth.
They discovered the medication on Could 6 on the World Commerce Bridge when a CBP officer referred a 2013 Worldwide trailer hauling a cargo of stainless-steel scrap for a secondary inspection.
The trailer was pushed by a 33-year-old male Mexican citizen arriving from Mexico. Following a canine and non-intrusive imaging system examination, officers found a complete of 912.82 kilos of methamphetamine inside trailer.
“Officers assigned to CBP cargo amenities guarantee efficient border safety by stopping and countering the circulation of suspected narcotics coming into the nation,” mentioned Port Director Alberto Flores, Laredo Port of Entry. “Giant-scale seizures, comparable to this one, present a superb instance of border safety administration and the way it helps stop illicit contraband from reaching our communities.”