Tag Archives: Interdiction

$19 million worth of cocaine found in pineapple shipment at port of entry

WSAV3     More than 1,000 pounds of cocaine was found hidden in a shipment of fresh pineapples at the Port of Savannah. In November, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) says field operations officers working at the port encountered the shipment from Cartagena, Colombia. Upon physical inspection of the fruit, they found 450 hidden packages of cocaine. The estimated street value ...

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Mexican Army Seizes 2 Tons of Meth, 17,000 Fentanyl pills near U.S.

BreitbartNews.com   Elements of the Mexican Army seized more than 2 tons of methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, and marijuana during separate security operations in the border states of Sonora and Baja California late last week. The busts yielded one arrest. The first incident occurred in the II Military Region near Ensenada. Troops spotted a truck on a dirt road in an ...

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Sunnyvale officer hospitalized after possible fentanyl exposure

The Mercury News    SUNNYVALE — A Sunnyvale police officer was in stable condition after he was overcome by possible fentanyl exposure while handling a suspect’s drug package Wednesday night, authorities said. The accidental drug release prompted an overnight evacuation of Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety headquarters. Six other officers were taken to the hospital for a precautionary medical evaluation and ...

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Law Enforcement Officials seize estimated $1.7 million in heroin, fentanyl in Kensington drug bust

Fox 29   PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) – Philadelphia Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced on Thursday the results of a successful operation to thwart a large drug trafficking operation in Kensington. The joint operation dubbed the “Kensington Initiative,” saw 160 officers and agents participate in the execution of search warrants at 13 residences and 15 vehicles. The narcotics seized by authorities totaled approximately $1.7 million ...

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Massive Quantities of Methamphetamine, Cocaine, Heroin Seized at US-Mexico Border

Foxnews.com An extremely large drug shipment was Intercepted at the Mexico-US Border Federal Agents report.   An estimated 7 Million Dollars worth of illegal narcotics were reportedly seized. A drug bust at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas earlier this week exposed nearly $7 million worth of narcotics at a cargo facility. Border agents at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge cargo facility were ...

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