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Man admits to hiding cocaine in car battery at Hidalgo port of entry

A man has pleaded guilty to importing about $40,000 worth of cocaine through the Hidalgo port of entry, court records indicate.

Mexican man arrested for hauling 120 pounds of cocaine and meth

A Mexican man was arrested Friday at the Hidalgo port of entry after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found he was hauling nearly 95 pounds of cocaine and almost 30 pounds of methamphetamine.

U.S. woman arrested for attempting to transport over 100 pounds of meth into country

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.

CBP plans ahead for Semana Santa bridge traffic

Drivers who plan to travel through local ports of entry this week should not expect longer wait times.

Woman caught with meth-filled tires at Hidalgo port of entry gets 11 years

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.

Man arrested for attempting to smuggle 900 rounds of .50 cal ammo into Mexico

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.

San Juan woman attempts to smuggle 33 AK-47s, various other firearms into Mexico

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.

Man who tried smuggling 160 endangered species into Mexico pleads guilty

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.

Monterrey man convicted for smuggling meth in candy box

A man from Monterrey, Mexico, has been convicted of trying to smuggle methamphetamines into the country by concealing the drug in a candy box.

CBP: Couple busted trying to smuggle flamethrower into Mexico

A couple from Jalisco, Mexico was arrested by customers officers at the Hidalgo port of entry Sunday after allegedly attempting to smuggle a cache...