Massive Pill Bust Including More Than 58,000 Xanax Pills at Brownsville Border
U.S. Customs and Border Protection have just made another huge bust at the Texas border. This bust happened at Los Indios International Bridge in Brownsville. Authorities seized almost 72,000 pills, 71,590 undeclared pills to be exact. The person that was trying to bring in the pills was a U.S. citizen attempting to gain re-entry from Mexico on Sunday
According to the release, the seizure took place on Sunday, May 1, at the Los Indios International Bridge when a 33-year-old male United States citizen who resides in Magnolia, Texas, attempted entry into the United States driving a 2015 Ford. The vehicle was referred to CBP secondary for further examination after a primary inspection. While in the secondary inspection area, with the aid of a canine unit and a non-intrusive inspection system (NII), CBP officers discovered pills hidden within the vehicle. CBP officers removed the prescription medication which contained a total of 71,590 pills of prescription medication including 58,038 Xanax pills. Xanax pills can go for up to $5 a pill on the streets, according, to addictionresource.net.
BOLOGNA BUST ON THE RISE:
Yes, you heard right bologna! There have been a handful of instances of bologna busts this year. One of the incidents revealed that 19 rolls of bologna weighing 188 pounds were hidden under the rear back seat of her vehicle. The bologna was seized and the driver was fined $1000.00. It is illegal to bring pork products into the US.
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