October 21, 2013
LAREDO — October has been a busy month for U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers as they seized more than $4.2 million in narcotics during the first three weeks.
The dollar amount is the result of four different incidents with a total of 111 pounds of methamphetamine’s and 22 pounds of cocaine, according to a press release.
The CBP officers also intercepted currency, weapons and ammunition.
During the four seizures CBP officers arrested two male drivers and two female drivers and turned them over to Homeland Security Investigations agents for further investigation, according to the release.