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Texas: CBP Seizes Nearly $1 Million In Cocaine From Smugglers

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Border Patrol agents seized nearly $1 million worth of cocaine on June 6, according to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection press release. The interception occurred at the Gateway International Bridge in Brownsville, Texas.

“Our frontline CBP officers at the Port of Brownsville yet again affirmed their resolve to advance CBP’s border security mission and that commitment is reflected in this significant cocaine interception in the passenger vehicle environment,” said Port Director Tater Ortiz, Brownsville Port of Entry.

The smuggler attempted to bring the narcotics into the U.S. in their vehicle. Agents alerted to the vehicle discovered the 24 packages weighing 122 pounds. The drugs are estimated to have a $940,000 street value.

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State officials, CDC investigating monkeypox case in Florida

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, along with Florida state health officials, are investigating what is believed to be a case of monkeypox. A statement from the Florida Department of Health in Broward County stated the “case is related to international travel, and the person remains isolated.”

Late Friday a New York City resident also tested positive for the virus that causes monkeypox, and is the state’s first confirmed case. On Sunday, President Joe Biden made his first public statements about the outbreaks, saying the recent spread of monkeypox in at least 12 countries are “something that everybody should be concerned about.”

Axios reports a person was confirmed positive with the virus in Massachusetts, New York and “roughly a half dozen other cases” are “being monitored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.”

 

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