August 27, 2013
More than $2 million dollars worth of methamphetamine is off the streets following a bust by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers.
The seizure happened Friday, Aug. 24 at the Lincoln Juarez Bridge. Officers referred a 2005 Ford pickup truck to secondary inspection area and found 65 pounds of meth.T
he drug was seized and the driver of the truck was turned over to Homeland Security Agents for further investigation.
“During a time when technology is so vital in providing assistance in the detection of narcotics in an expeditious manner, this case brings to the forefront the importance of the basic skills that CBP officers utilize in processing travelers, in the detection of narcotics,” said Jose R. Uribe, Acting Port Director, Laredo Port of Entry.