Cartel Smugglers Lose $1.5M in Seized Fentanyl, Cocaine in El Paso in Single Week

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the El Paso area ports of entry managed to keep 11.2 pounds of fentanyl and 113 pounds of cocaine from hitting the United States illicit drug market in just one week’s worth of seizures. The seizures involved several cases during the week preceding the Cinco de Mayo holiday. In all, the street value of the narcotics is estimated at $1.5 million.

CBP Drug Seizures in El Paso (CBP Photos)