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Falfurrias inspection turns up $400,000 stash of fentanyl

Fentanyl seized at Falfurrias checkpoint
Posted at 9:28 PM, Sep 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-05 00:59:26-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A routine immigration inspection at the Falfurrias checkpoint this morning led to the seizure of a potentially deadly drug.

U.S. Border Patrol agents were inspecting a passenger bus when their dog alerted them to something in the luggage compartment.

More than 10 pounds of fentanyl was found hidden inside a suitcase.

No one on board the bus admitted owning to owning it.

The fentanyl is valued at nearly $400,000.