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Border Patrol seizes over 1,000 pounds of drugs in Del Rio

Officers had been inspecting a tractor-trailer when, with the assistance of a Okay-9, they found 320 packages of methamphetamine.

SAN ANTONIO — Officials with U.S. Customs and Border Protection say they seized their largest-ever quantity of methamphetamine on the Del Rio Port of Entry once they found $11.9 million value of drugs on Monday.

Border Patrol was inspecting a tractor-trailer when officers, together with a Okay-9, found 320 packages of methamphetamine, amounting to greater than 1,337 pounds. 

“This is an enormous seizure of methamphetamine,” Port Director Liliana Flores is quoted as saying in a news release. “It displays the steadfast dedication of our officers to the CBP border safety mission and their efficient application of technology, coaching and expertise.”

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations particular brokers are actually investigating the seizure, officers mentioned.

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