$600K worth of cocaine seized from ‘juice’ truck in Laredo, Texas
More than half a million dollars worth of cocaine was seized from a truck purporting to be delivering "juice" and attempting to enter the US through the southern border, authorities said.
The drug bust occurred at the World Trade Bridge in Laredo, Texas, when border agents encountered a freight truck claimed to be carrying "juice," US Customs and Border Protection said Monday.
"The truck was referred for a canine and non-intrusive inspection system examination, resulting in the discovery of
38 packages containing 87 pounds of alleged cocaine within the tires of the trailer," the agency said.
"The truck was referred for a canine and non-intrusive inspection system examination, resulting in the discovery of The agency estimated the seizure was worth more than $600,000.
Officials said the drug bust comes as the number of interceptions at the US-Mexico border has reached an all-time high.
President Biden has come under fire from states that border Mexico, with several officials blaming his immigration policies for allowing drugs and other narcotics to enter the US undetected.
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