CBP officers seize fentanyl at Gateway International Bridge

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Fentanyl Seizure (Courtesy of CBP Brownsville)

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Gateway International Bridge seized $66, 920 of fentanyl, hidden within a vehicle.

According to a release, the vehicle driven by a 33-year-old man was referred to secondary inspection. The inspection led to the discovery of 2.39 pounds of fentanyl hidden within the vehicle, valued at $66,920.

The release states CBP seized the narcotics and the vehicle. The subject was arrested and turned over to Homeland Security Investigation (HIS) for further investigation.

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