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Thursday, January 26, 2023

Border Patrol Seizes Bundles of Cocaine from Commercial Bus

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate Highway 35 checkpoint seized several bundles of narcotics on a commercial bus north of Laredo.

The event occurred during the late morning of May 13, when a commercial passenger bus arrived at the checkpoint for inspection.  A Service canine alerted to a bag inside the bus.  Agents searched the bag and discovered four bundles of cocaine.  None of the occupants of the bus claimed ownership of the bag.

The bundles had a total weight of 9.92 pounds with an approximate value of $316,800.  The narcotics were subsequently turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Read more at CBP

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