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McAllen man sentenced to prison for drug smuggling — again

A 43-year-old McAllen man was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute meth, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Texas.

Man arrested at Hidalgo bridge with 72 pounds of cocaine

A Mexican citizen and visa holder was arrested at the Hidalgo port of entry after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers discovered 29 cellophane packages containing cocaine inside his vehicle, according to a criminal complaint.

San Juan woman sentenced for trying to smuggle 39 guns into Mexico

A 33-year-old San Juan woman has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for trying to smuggle 39 guns and 38 ammunition magazines into Mexico.

101 pounds of meth seized at Hidalgo International Bridge

A man from the United States was arrested on Wednesday after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge discovered over 100 pounds of methamphetamine inside his vehicle as he attempted to enter the country.

Feds seize 338 pounds of cocaine worth $4.5 million at Hidalgo bridge

An attempt to smuggle around 330 pounds of cocaine, which is worth more than $4 million, from Mexico to the U.S. was thwarted by federal authorities at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge last weekend.

CBP catches man wanted in fatal dog attack in Rockport

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers this week apprehended a 33-year-old man accused of a dog attack that killed a 40-year-old man in Rockport, Texas on Tuesday.

Nothing to squawk at: CBP seizes 10 baby parrots at Hidalgo International Bridge

U.S. Customs and Border Protection intercepted some unusual cargo at the Hidalgo International Bridge last Saturday.

CBP discovers $919K in meth hidden in candy, canned food at Hidalgo bridge

A large sum of alleged methamphetamine disguised as candy and hidden inside cans of food was seized at the Hidalgo International Bridge on Wednesday.

Mexican man gets 5 years for trying to smuggle meth, cocaine

A man who tried to smuggle meth and cocaine through the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge last year was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday.

Man pleads guilty to smuggling $600K in narcotics at Hidalgo port

A 30-year-old man pleaded guilty to smuggling hundreds of thousands of dollars in narcotics at the Hidalgo port of entry, according to a release by the U.S. Attorney’s Office.