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LAREDO, TX.– The seizure occurred at the Lincoln-Juarez Bridge on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 when CBP officers encountered a 2001 Mitsubishi Diamantebeing driven by a 22-year-old U.S. citizen from Dallas, Texas.

CBP officers referred the vehicle and driver to secondary for a closer inspection. That closer inspection resulted in CBP officers discovering 18 packages containing 42 pounds of alleged crystal methamphetamines concealed within the vehicle.

Photo special to The Laredo Sun.

The estimated street value of the crystal methamphetamine is $630,000.

CBP officers seized the methamphetamines, the Mitsubishi, and arrested the female driver. CBP officers turned the woman over to Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents for further investigation.

“CBP officers continue to make excellent use of the technological tools that are available to them in carrying out their day to day duties,” said Sidney K. Aki, Port Director, Laredo Port of Entry.

“I am most proud of their continued vigilance and efforts in keeping our borders safe.”



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