Border Patrol K-9 unit sniffs out currency at checkpoint

Local News

Source: U.S. CBP

February 07 2021 06:00 pm

FALFURRIAS – On Monday, agents assigned to the Falfurrias station seized over $110,000 at the checkpoint. The press release said agents working at the checkpoint referred a Dodge pickup for secondary inspection following a K-9 alert.

A secondary inspection of the vehicle led to the discovery of several black taped packages in a compartment. Agents arrested the driver and escorted him to the station for processing. A further inspection revealed over $110,000 in currency inside the bundles, said the release.

The public is encouraged to take a stand against crime in their communities and report suspicious activity at 800-863-9382.

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