By Special to the Times
More than $4.2 million in narcotics were seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection during the first three of weeks of October, the agency announced Monday.
The $4.2 million accounts for four different enforcement actions that include a total of 111 pounds of methamphetamine and 22 pounds of cocaine. During this same time period, CBP officers also intercepted attempts to smuggle cash, weapons and ammunition.
“It is … commendable to mention that CBP officers remained vigilant and poised as America’s Frontline protecting our borders throughout the period in the lapse in appropriations,” said Jose R. Uribe, CBP acting…Continued here: http://www.lmtonline.com/articles/2013/10/21/front/news/doc5265987d5e761610896634.txt