14 September Laredo, Texas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the World Trade Bridge seized more than two tons of marijuana in a single enforcement action. The seizure occurred at the World Trade Bridge, when a CBP officer referred a 2023 Freightliner tractor trailer manifesting home goods for secondary inspection. Following a thorough examination that included use of a non-intrusive inspection system, CBP officers discovered 177 packages containing a total of 4,466 pounds of alleged marijuana within the trailer. The narcotics had a street value of $9,904,204.