REPORT: CBP Officers Seize HUGE Liquid Meth Load [PHOTOS]
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EL PASO, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the Ysleta port of entry seized 1,543 pounds of liquid methamphetamine Wednesday.
“This is a huge seizure and more than triples the 425 pounds of methamphetamine seized by CBP officers working El Paso area ports for all of fiscal year 2019,”said Hector Mancha, CBP El Paso Director of Field Operations.
The article goes on to state the following:
The seizure was made shortly after 7 p.m. when a tractor-trailer entered the Ysleta port of entry commercial cargo facility from Mexico. CBP officers selected the shipment for an inspection.
CBP officers off loaded the shipment of multi-use cleaner and determined that 32 bottles in the shipment contained liquid methamphetamine. The contraband was seized and the investigation continues.
CBP spokesman Roger Maier reportedly told the Daily Caller News Foundation that the estimated street value of the seized liquid drug haul is about $30 million.
More than 1,500 pounds of liquid methamphetamine did not reach its intended destination overnight because #CBP officers working at the Ysleta international crossing in El Paso intercepted the shipment. Details: https://t.co/sKFCm24YiM pic.twitter.com/IV1wtKdzhV
— CBP West Texas (@CBPWestTexas) February 13, 2020
CBP Agents make huge Liquid Meth and ammo busts https://t.co/vR2JQ946OY
— National Police Association (@NatPoliceAssoc) February 16, 2020
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