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Anzalduas bust yields ammo, firearms that suspect was told were ‘gifts’

A 21-year-old man was arrested at the Anzalduas port of entry after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found he was attempting to smuggle more than 40 weapons into Mexico, according to a criminal complaint.

Feds find nearly 3,000 rounds of ammo under groceries at Anzalduas

Federal authorities arrested a woman Thursday who they say attempted to move thousands of rounds of ammunition into Mexico, ammo they found underneath some groceries in her pickup truck at the Anzalduas International Bridge.

Donna halts over $60 million in funding for international bridge expansion

DONNA — Just four days after a new majority took control of the Donna City Council, its members voted to put an indefinite halt to millions of dollars in funding that is crucial to the commercial expansion of the Donna-Rio Bravo International Bridge.

50 pounds of meth found in Jeep floorboards at Anzalduas port

A man from Mexico was arrested Saturday after U.S. Custom and Border Protection officers discovered more than 50 pounds of methamphetamine concealed inside the white Jeep Liberty he was driving, according to a criminal complaint.

Texas governor signs bill that lets police arrest migrants who enter the US illegally

BROWNSVILLE (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday approved sweeping new powers that allow police to arrest migrants who illegally cross the U.S. border and give local judges authority to order them to leave the country, testing the limits of how far a state can go to enforce immigration laws.

Man indicted for trying to smuggle 1,000-plus rounds of ammo into Mexico

A federal grand jury has indicted a 36-year-old man for accusations that he tried to smuggle 100 rounds of .50 caliber ammunition, 1,156 rounds of 7.62mm caliber ammo, an AK-style rifle and 10 7.62mm magazines into Mexico.

Man admits smuggling 91 pounds of liquid meth through Hidalgo port of entry

On Tuesday, a naturalized citizen residing in Mexico pleaded guilty to importing nearly 91 pounds of meth from Mexico, according to a release from the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Texas.

CBP, Cameron County partner for improvements at Los Indios’ Free Trade Bridge

U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Cameron County on Friday announced a formal partnership to build a small-scale infrastructure improvement project at the Free Trade Bridge in Los Indios.

Fiery crash kills 2 at Niagara Falls’ Rainbow border bridge. Officials say no sign...

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A vehicle speeding toward a U.S.-Canada bridge from the American side crashed and exploded at a checkpoint in Niagara Falls on Wednesday, killing two people and prompting the closing of multiple border crossings for hours. Authorities weren't sure what spurred the wreck but said there were no signs it was a terror attack.

Trusted traveler busted with cocaine at Hidalgo International Bridge

U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Saturday said it intercepted $91,800 in cocaine concealed in a woman’s purse and strapped to her body at the Hidalgo International Bridge.