CBP captures more than $9.5 million in hard drugs coming over border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers captured more than $9.5 million in hard drugs coming over the border at the World Trade Bridge in Texas on Tuesday, officials said.

Officers discovered and seized the narcotics after one officer noticed a 2004 Freightliner hauling a utility refrigerated trailer attempting to enter the United States, according to a CBP release.

Documents listed the vehicle as transporting roses, but it was soon referred for a secondary inspection.

“Following a canine and non-intrusive inspection system examination, CBP officers discovered a total of 1,033.96 pounds of alleged methamphetamine within the commodity,” the release read.

The total street value of the narcotics is estimated to sit at about $9,507,568, CBP reported.

“Officers in the cargo environment interdicted and seized millions worth in alleged methamphetamine, an
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