In few stops, Arizona border agents seize enough lethal drugs to kill 28.5 million

(The Center Square) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents continue to seize record amounts of fentanyl, methamphetamine, weapons and ammunition at the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales, Arizona.

Seizures in the month of May continued the trend of agents catching alleged smugglers attempting to bring drugs into the U.S. and weapons to Mexico. Cartel and gang operatives have a pattern of smuggling people and drugs into the U.S. and weapons, ammunition, cash and other contraband using stolen cars, to Mexico, law enforcement officials told The Center Square.

Last month, CBP agents seized more than three million fentanyl pills in one load, Mariposa Nogales Port Director Michael Humphries said. After inspecting a utility trailer, a canine team enabled the officers to find roughly 3,372,300 fentanyl pills hidden inside hollow steel beams that made up the floor of the trailer.

According to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, seven out of 10
Read more…

Please follow and like us: