Tag: Heroin

April 1, 2020

April 1, 2020
  • A CBP officer sends a suspicious vehicle for a secondary inspection at the Gateway to the Americas Bridge in Laredo, Texas. A non-intrusive device inspection confirmed the presence of drugs including 115.39 pounds of meth and 2.43 pounds of heroin worth a combined value of $2.4 million.

Tags: Counternarcotics, Heroin, Laredo, Methamphetamine, Narcotrafficking

March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020
  • The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announce the discovery of an underground smuggling tunnel and the seizure of over $29 million in drugs. The tunnel is 31 feet deep and 3 feet wide, and extends more than 2,000 feet between a warehouse in San Diego and a warehouse in Tijuana, Mexico. The drugs included 1,300 pounds of cocaine, 86 pounds of methamphetamine, 17 pounds of heroin, 3,000 pounds of marijuana, and more than 2 pounds of fentanyl.

Tags: Cocaine, Drug Trafficking, Fentanyl, Heroin, Methamphetamine, Tunnels