Texas: CBP Seizes Nearly 400 Pounds Of Meth, Heroin
.@CBPRGV Border Patrol agents seized nearly 400lbs of narcotics in multiple seizures over the weekend, including more than 75lbs of cocaine. CBP continues to safeguard the nation and our communities against these types of criminal elements.
— CBP (@CBP) June 16, 2020
More than 200 pounds of methamphetamine and heroin were seized at the Texas-Mexico border, an estimated street value of $4 million. In one particular seizure, 119 pounds of meth was confiscated. Officers seized the drugs and arrested a 32-year-old woman and her 31-year-old male passenger, both of whom are U.S. citizens from Lubbock, Texas, according to a Breitbart report.
Additionally, CBP agents seized approximately 75 pounds of cocaine, worth more than $2.4M in two separate incidents over the weekend.
CBP’s release says that “even with the spread of the COVID-19 virus, human smugglers continue to try these brazen attempts with zero regard for the lives they endanger nor to the health of the citizens of our great nation.”
SaraACarter.com will continue to report on events happening on our nation’s borders.