Articles Archive for 18 April 2012
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Courtesy Richard Pauza,
LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry on Tuesday seized alleged methamphetamine valued at $425,000. The seizure occurred on April 17, 2012 during a routine examination at Lincoln-Juarez Bridge . A CBP officer referred a 2001 Chevy Tahoe driven by a 28-year-old U.S. citizen from Houston for a secondary examination. CBP officers conducted an intensive examination and discovered 14 packages containing 28.35 pounds of alleged methamphetamine hidden within the vehicle. The methamphetamine has an estimated street value of $425,000.