Border Patrol seizes record-breaking $12M in meth at Del Rio Port of Entry

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U.S. Customs and Border Security brokers seized almost $12 million value of methamphetamine at the Del Rio Port of Entry in Del Rio, Texas.

The bust, which took location last 7 days, was the most significant seizure of meth in the border port’s historical past.

Agents found 320 offers with 1,337 pounds of meth inside of a tractor-trailer on September 5. The drugs have an estimated avenue worth of $11.9 million, CBP said in a press launch.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents seized nearly $12 million worth of methamphetamine at the Del Rio Port of Entry in Del Rio, Texas.

U.S. Customs and Border Defense agents seized approximately $12 million worth of methamphetamine at the Del Rio Port of Entry in Del Rio, Texas.
(U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

“This is a substantial seizure of methamphetamine, it is [the] largest in the heritage of the port and it reflects the steadfast dedication of our officers to the CBP border stability mission and their efficient application of technological know-how, education and encounter,” Port Director Liliana Flores mentioned in the launch.

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The bust, which took place last week, was the largest seizure of meth in the border port's history. 

The bust, which took position final week, was the most significant seizure of meth in the border port’s background.

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The seizure at the Del Rio Worldwide Bridge transpired soon after an agent opted for a secondary look for of the tractor-trailer carrying a cargo of diesel tank reservoir containers.

A canine and non-intrusive inspection method assessment was conducted, main to the discovery of the medicines, the agency explained.

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The seizure at the Del Rio International Bridge occurred after an agent opted for a secondary search of the tractor-trailer carrying a shipment of diesel tank reservoir containers. 

The seizure at the Del Rio Global Bridge happened right after an agent opted for a secondary lookup of the tractor-trailer carrying a shipment of diesel tank reservoir containers.

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Safety Investigations distinctive agents are investigating the seizure of narcotics, CBP stated.

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