Customs and Border Protection officers seize a haul of over $9 million worth of meth at World Trade Bridge in Laredo

In February 6th, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers made a significant seizure of methamphetamine at the World Trade Bridge in Laredo, Texas. The officers searched a 2004 Freightliner and discovered 1,033.96 pounds of alleged methamphetamine. The value of the seized drugs is estimated to be over $9 million on the street.

Port Director Albert Flores of the Laredo Port of Entry emphasized the importance of this seizure, stating that CBP’s officers in the cargo environment were able to intercept and seize millions of dollars worth of a highly addictive and dangerous drug. He also highlighted CBP’s commitment to their border security mission while facilitating lawful trade and travel.

This seizure demonstrates CBP’s ongoing efforts to prevent illegal drugs from entering the country while allowing for the smooth flow of legitimate trade and travel. The agency continues to prioritize the safety and security of the border while working to intercept and seize dangerous substances like methamphetamine.

By Editor

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