LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized over $700,000 worth of drugs at Laredo port of entry.
The seizure occurred on Saturday at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge after officers grew suspicious of a 37-year-old Mexican National who was traveling on a commercial bus.
Officers say a canine alerted agents to the presence of narcotics inside the man’s belongings.
When officers searched the bag, they found a total of 36 pounds of alleged liquid methamphetamine with a street value of roughly $728,000.
The suspect was turned over to ICE agents.