CBP officers seize three loads of hard narcotics
Federal agents found cocaine, meth and fentanyl during three separate drug smuggling attempts
LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -Federal agents seized over six million dollars of drugs during three separate incidents at a Laredo port of entry.
The first incident happened on Tuesday, Jan. 19 when agents at the Colombia Solidarity Bridge referred a tractor-trailer to secondary inspection.
Officers searched the trailer and found 40 packages of cocaine inside the trailer.
The drugs weighed 105.99 pounds and had an estimated street value of $817,360.
The second incident happened later that evening at the Colombia Solidarity Bridge when officers referred a tractor-trailer to secondary inspection and found 40 packages of meth.
The drugs weighed 272 pounds and had an estimated street value of $5,458,589 and the final seizure happened on Thursday, Jan. 21 when officers at the World Trade bridge found four packages of fentanyl inside a consignment truck.
The drugs weighed 7 pounds and had a street value of $197,400.
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