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Border officers seize over 75K pills of ‘undeclared controlled medication’

Selman Munoz was arrested for bags containing 71,590 pills of undeclared prescription medication
Selman Munoz was arrested for bags containing 71,590 pills of undeclared prescription medication(CBP/Cameron County Sheriff's Office)
Published: May. 3, 2022 at 3:20 PM CDT
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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (KWTX) - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at an international port of entry in South Texas seized undeclared pharmaceutical medication Sunday.

The customs offices working at the Los Indios International Bridge on May 2 encountered a 33-year-old U.S. citizen attempting to enter the United States in a 2015 Ford and referred him to secondary inspection.

While in the secondary inspection area, officers allegedlyt discovered pills hidden within the vehicle.

CBP officers removed the prescription medication which contained a total of 71,590 pills of prescription medication including 58,038 Xanax pills.

Bags containing 71,590 pills of undeclared prescription medication seized by CBP officers at...
Bags containing 71,590 pills of undeclared prescription medication seized by CBP officers at Brownsville Port of Entry.(US Customs and Border)

CBP officers seized the undeclared medication along with the vehicle, arrested the traveler and turned him over to the custody of Cameron County Sheriff officers for further investigation.

Selman Munoz has been charged with with two counts of Manufacture or Delivery of Substance.

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