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CBP Officers Seize $1.6 Million Pot-load at Local Port

CBP officers in Nogales, Ariz. seize 3,300 pounds of marijuana from within wire spools.
Nogales, Ariz
. — A male Mexican national attempting to deliver farm equipment and commercial-sized spools of wire into the United States through the Nogales Commercial Facility was selected for a secondary inspection of his cargo Friday. During inspection, Customs and Border Protection officers discovered more than $1.6 million worth of marijuana hidden inside the wire spools. 

 

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Eagle Pass CBP Officers Seize Cocaine, Heroin

 Del Rio, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Eagle Pass arrested a Converse man early Saturday after discovering more than half a million dollars worth of narcotics hidden in the car he was driving.

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San Diego CBP Officers Find 133 Pounds of Cocaine in Propane Tank

San Ysidro, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro port of entry Saturday morning discovered about 133 pounds of cocaine concealed inside of a propane tank that was strapped to the bed of a truck. 

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CBP Officers Seize Marijuana Hidden in Motor Home

Lukeville, Ariz. — A Mesa couple was arrested Friday for allegedly attempting to smuggle nearly $216,000 worth of marijuana into the United States through the Lukeville Port. 

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Border Patrol Agents Seize More than 940 pounds of Marijuana

Marijuana bundles seized by Laredo Sector Border PatrolLaredo, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents seized more than 940 pounds of marijuana in three cases that occurred over the weekend.
Agents assigned to the Laredo South station were working their assigned duties when they discovered three abandoned bundles hidden in the brush. The bundles contained marijuana and had a total weight of 213 pounds with an estimated street value of $171,040. 

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Border Patrol Agents Seize 1,542 Pounds of Marijuana

Laredo, Texas – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Hebbronville station seized approximately 1,542 pounds of marijuana. On Sept. 28, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Hebbronville Station Highway 1017 checkpoint seized 81 bundles of narcotics from a Freightliner. 

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Eagle Pass CBP Officers Seize Marijuana Concealed in Furniture

Del Rio, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Eagle Pass seized a commercial shipment of furniture Friday after finding the merchandise was laden with $889,000 worth of marijuana.

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Dulles CBP Records Fourth September Courier Cocaine Seizure

Sterling, Va., – 10/01/2012 Guatemalan couriers have kept Customs and Border Protection officers at Washington Dulles International Airport busy this September after officers recorded a fourth courier cocaine seizure this month.

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Brothers Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Terms for Drug and Gun Violations

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANAARTHUR HARRIS, age 21, and his brother ANDRE HARRIS, age 26, both residents of New Orleans, Louisiana, were sentenced today by U. S. District Judge Carl Barbier to lengthy terms in federal prison, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten. 

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Nine Indicted for Firearm and Drug Crimes in Rutland

The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that the joint efforts of the ATF, the Vermont Drug Task Force (VDTF), the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), the Rutland City Policy Department (RPD), the Rutland County Sheriff's Department (RSD), the Vermont State Police (VSP), and the United States Marshal's Service (USMS) have resulted in the indictment of following nine persons for firearm and drug crimes: 

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