Written by RSN
The marijuana from this seizure has an estimated street value of $106,000. The driver was arrested by CBP officers and turned over to the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agents who investigated the seizure and processed the driver on federal drug charges.
"CBP officers serve the American public with vigilance, integrity and professionalism, their thoroughness in preventing the interdiction of dangerous narcotics into the country is notable. Our officers' inspectional skills were instrumental in the discovery of this load of narcotics," said Michael Freeman CBP port director, Brownsville.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.