Tag: Hidalgo Port of Entry
A United States woman was caught with over 100 pounds of meth while attempting to enter the U.S. from Mexico through the Hidalgo port of entry Monday afternoon.
Drivers who plan to travel through local ports of entry this week should not expect longer wait times.
A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a 36-year-old Mexican national to a little more than 11 years in prison for attempting to smuggle approximately 114 pounds of methamphetamine into the United States nearly two years ago.
Homeland Security Investigations special agents seized 900 rounds of Lake City .50 caliber tracer-equipped linked ammunition after a Hidalgo County Constable conducted a traffic stop and questioned the contents of a vehicle.
A San Juan woman was arrested Tuesday at the Hidalgo Port of Entry after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers discovered she was attempting to smuggle 33 Ak-47s, three AR-15s, one .22 long rifle, two .45 caliber handguns and 38 magazines in a truck.
A 17-year-old man pleaded guilty this week to helping his brother-in-law and father-in-law with smuggling more than 160 endangered species into Mexico this summer.
A man from Monterrey, Mexico, has been convicted of trying to smuggle methamphetamines into the country by concealing the drug in a candy box.