Cameron County sheriff’s deputies seized about $250,000 in cash during a traffic stop in Brownsville.
CBP officers seized $233,000 worth of marijuana at the Hidalgo International Bridge. The bundles were hidden within religious statues.
About $3.7 million in marijuana was found in a load of fresh cabbage. CBP officers seized the narcotics and the tractor-trailer at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge.
CBP officers say they’ve seized 8.5 tons of marijuana at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge in seven separate busts within two months. Here are some photos of drugs confiscated from those busts.
Border Patrol agents seized nearly $15 million worth of marijuana over the last week in separate busts. The combined weight of the drugs seized is about 18,000 pounds.
Operacion Noreste, a week-long operation by the Mexican military, resulted in massive seizures, including six tons of marijuana and thousands of rounds of ammo. Eleven suspected Gulf Cartel members were killed; 43 others were arrested. This is the first operation of its kind.