News From the Border

Providing the news from a different front but from a war that we must win as well! I recognize the poverty and desperate conditions that many Latinos live in. We, as the USA, have a responsibility to do as much as we can to reach out to aid and assist spiritually with the Gospel and naturally with training, technology and resources. But poverty gives no one the right to break the laws of another sovereign nation.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Border Patrol Agents in Texas Seize $1.6 Million Worth of Cocaine

Friday, March 07, 2008

Laredo, Texas – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Freer station seized 50.64 pounds of cocaine Thursday.

Agents working at the checkpoint on Highway 59 conducted an immigration inspection on a Honda sedan. During the inspection a Border Patrol canine alerted agents toward the back door of the car, indicating the possible presence of hidden contraband or people.

Agents searched the rear of the vehicle and discovered a compartment between the back seat and a large speaker box that was mounted in the trunk. Inside the compartment, agents found four bundles of cocaine. The cocaine had a total weight of 50.64 pounds and an estimated street value of $1,620,480.

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