Weapons of War Headed for Mexico Seized in Del Rio

DEL RIO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers conducting outbound operations seized high-powered rifles, magazines and belt feeder clips hidden in an ice chest and mini-refrigerator.

“Our CBP officers continue to do outstanding enforcement work,” said Port Director Liliana Flores, Del Rio Port of Entry. “This interception is just one example of the work they do to protect our communities on both sides of the border.”

 The seizure occurred on the evening of Sunday, February 19th,  at the Del Rio International Bridge when officers assigned to outbound operations selected a silver 2004 Ford cargo van traveling to Mexico for inspection. The vehicle and utility trailer it was pulling were referred for a non-intrusive inspection system examination.  Upon physical inspection of the vehicle and trailer, 17 weapons, 22 magazines, three belt feeder clips, and two scopes were discovered hidden within an ice chest, and mini-refrigerator.

The weapons, magazines, belt feeders, and scopes were seized by CBP OFO officers. The case was turned over to Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents for further investigation.

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50/50 chance the guns were headed to good people, nothing better than a good guy with a gun. 

Weapons of war? If Yantis does not directly cut and paste weather forecasts from NWS then he has to sensationalize headlines. What a joke.

In the wrong hands definitely! No worries Jose has informed us that only a 50 percent chance they’re going to the cartels lol.

This is correct like 77% of all statistics it was made up on the spot.  I don’t read slantis cut and paste jobs so I honestly had no idea if the guns were coming or going. I just like ignorant gun statements, from both sides of the issue. 

Wow!! Good job finding a decoy load of dangerous weapons in an obvious old raggedy ol ice chest!!

Meanwhile at a major border gap a truck load of real weapons made it comfortably into Mexico. 

Look over here not over there sheople.

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