Tag: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
Just one day after news broke that Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas had greenlit the construction of new border wall in Starr County — waiving 26 federal laws in the process — both local and federal officials have been left with questions.
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.
The rubber bands gave her away.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a man attempting to smuggle over 800 pounds of methamphetamine through the Pharr Port of Entry Wednesday.
They haven't forgotten.