Our Videos

October 26, 09

NEWS / San Francisco CBP Officers Seize Opium Hidden in Drums


San Francisco - U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized several pounds of opium on Tuesday at a package delivery facility in Oakland, Calif.


CBP officers conducting examinations of international cargo observed anomalies in two packages arriving from Thailand. Opium, wrapped in plastic and concealed inside false walls of drums, was found in a shipment destined for Northern California. More than 22 pounds (approximately 10,261 grams) of opium was discovered.

Opium, derived from poppy plant secretions, is a Schedule II narcotic, which contains morphine. The morphine is extracted from the opium and used to produce heroin. Heroin is an illegal, highly addictive drug, and its use is a serious problem in America. It is both the most abused and most rapidly acting of the opiates.


Assistant Director of Field Operation for San Francisco Leticia Romero said, ďIn addition to our primary role of preventing terrorists and terrorism-related articles from entering the U.S., CBP takes active measures to interdict narcotics at the gateways to our country.Ē

http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/newsroom/news_releases/10232009_3.xml

 




Testimonials

AnnaMaria Realbuto
Thank you for all your assistance and efficiency...
Read More »
Kateryna Melnychenko
Thanks a lot Anton!...
Read More »
Rani Payne
Thank you so much! Iím sure I will be in touch again with something else that will need to be apost...
Read More »
Serge Bauer Law
Thank you again for your help with this case!...
Read More »



FAQ

What if I lose my job?
Read More »
Q. The notice I received shows I should have gotten more than the government actually deposited into my bank account. What happened?
Read More »
What is the difference between a Divorce Certificate and a Divorce Decree?
Read More »
Is there additional post-completion OPT available to students working in the high-tech industry?
Read More »






News

April 17, 24
Illinois County Clerk dies; Cook County temporarily suspends issuing vital records
Read More »
April 12, 24
MI country scholarship program offers discounts for vital record retrieval
Read More »
April 10, 24
Brittany Hensel not listed as witness on conjoined twin sisterís marriage certificate
Read More »
April 5, 24
KY man forges death certificate to avoid child support payments
Read More »