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CBP Seizes $687K Worth Of Cocaine At Texas PoE

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Endless waves of dangerous drugs are coming in from Mexico. The cartels are 100% behind it. Thankfully CBP is there to hold back the tide. We need more wall & more Border Patrol agents, though.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reporting:

“HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested two Mexican citizens in connection with two separate failed drug smuggling attempts of cocaine worth $687,000.

“Due to our officers’ diligence and commitment to our mission, these drugs will no longer make it into our communities,” said Port Director Carlos Rodriguez, Port of Hidalgo/ Pharr/Anzalduas.

On Sep. 20, a 36-year-old male Mexican citizen driving a blue Ford Lobo pickup truck arrived at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge and a CBP officer referred him for further inspection. The secondary inspection resulted in officers discovering 30 packages of alleged cocaine weighing 72.66 pounds (32.96 kg) hidden within the pickup. These drugs have a street value of $560,000.

The following day, at the same border crossing, a CBP officer referred a 31-year-old woman from Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico and the silver 2013 Volkswagen Jetta for a secondary inspection. Officers inspecting the vehicle discovered six packages of alleged cocaine that weighed 16.49 pounds (7.48 kg) concealed within the car. These narcotics are valued at $127,000.

In both cases, officers utilized a non-intrusive imaging (NII) system as part of the inspection.

CBP OFO seized all the narcotics, both vehicles and arrested the two travelers involved in the failed drug smuggling attempts. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents continue with these investigations.”

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Border Patrol Agents Seize Over $765K Worth Of Narcotics In Rio Grande Valley

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Via CBP:

“EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande City agents seized more than 950 pounds of marijuana in two separate incidents.

Sunday evening, Rio Grande City agents working near La Rosita, Texas, responded to a report of a vehicle involved in narcotics smuggling traveling north from the Rio Grande. Agents in the area located the vehicle and, shortly thereafter, the driver of the vehicle abruptly turned south and traveled towards the river. As agents approached the river, they observed the driver abandon the vehicle and swim to Mexico. Agents searched the vehicle and discovered 571 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $457K.

A short while later, Rio Grande City agents on patrol received information of a narcotic smuggling attempt near Garciasville, Texas. As agents responded, they observed an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) abruptly turn around and travel south towards the Rio Grande riverbank. Upon arrival, agents discovered the ATV abandoned carrying several bundles of marijuana. The marijuana weighed 387 pounds and is worth an estimated $310K. Agents searched for the ATV rider and additional narcotics to no avail.

The public is encouraged to take a stand against crime in their communities and report suspicious activity at 800-863-9382. ”

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Border Patrol Agents Arrest Mexican Mafia Member For Human Smuggling

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Good! Give him the maximum sentence!

CBP is reporting:

“EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Eagle Pass station arrested a Mexican Mafia member during a failed human smuggling attempt, Oct. 2.

Agents assisted Maverick County Sheriff’s deputies on a traffic stop in Eagle Pass and discovered three illegal aliens concealed in the back seat of the vehicle. The driver and front-seat passenger, both U.S. citizens, and the three illegal aliens were arrested and taken to the Eagle Pass South Station for processing.

“We enjoy an excellent relationship with our local law enforcement partners” said Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Raul L. Ortiz. “I applaud the Maverick County Sheriff’s Deputies and our agents, who worked together to stop a convicted felon from smuggling illegal aliens into our communities.”

The driver, identified as Juan Alberto Garcia, 39, is a self-admitted member of the Mexican Mafia and has an extensive criminal history. Garcia has multiple felony convictions throughout Texas for drug-related offenses and other crimes including assault, burglary and theft. He and the front-seat passenger will both be charged with 8 USC § 1324 – Alien Smuggling, and face up to 10 years in prison.

The illegal aliens apprehended, two from Ecuador and one Guatemalan national, will be processed in accordance with U.S. Customs and Border Protection guidelines.”

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