Skip to comments.US Customs Seize Millions Worth of Illicit Narcotics and Assault Weapon Parts From China
Posted on 06/28/2020 7:48:33 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
U.S. customs officials in Cincinnati recently seized 530 pounds of illicit narcotics and other controlled substances in a shipment originating from China, which had a street value of over $2 million.
The cargo also contained other illicit goods such as counterfeit products and prohibited food items.
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the seizure in a press release on June 26. The shipment, intercepted by customs officials on May 11, was destined for a single importer in Aurora, Colorado.
This is the largest synthetic seizure in the history of our port, said Cincinnati Port Director Richard Gillespie in the press release.
Also on Friday, CBP announced that customs officials in Louisville seized an illicit shipment of 10,000 assault weapon parts that originated from China.
Of the 530 pounds of narcotics, around 435 pounds were Schedule I and Schedule II controlled substances, including 156 pounds of synthetic cannabinoids (better known by its street names as Spice and K2) and 16 pounds of synthetic cathinones (better known by its street name as bath salts). According to the Drug Enforcement Administrations classification levels, Schedule I has a high potential for abuse and physical dependence, while Schedule V has the least potential for abuse.
The shipment also contained at least 192 pounds of substances that are known precursors for making fentanyl, according to the CBP.
Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid and Schedule II controlled substance, is 100 times more potent than morphine and 50 times more powerful than heroin, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Lethal overdoses of fentanyl killed 71,500 Americans in 2017, according to data released by the CDC. And China is the largest source of illicit fentanyl and fentanyl-like substances in the country, according to a 2018 report by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
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Has any presstitute asked Joe Biden why is friends are sipping this into the country??
Roxys go for up to 80 dollars a pill in some places.
I would imagine there was a good deal of pot.
Because I think 530 pounds of the more powerful pain killers such as roxy an perc etc. would go for more than 2 million.
It’s about time the Chinese gravy crime train was halted.
It was past time, 20 years ago.
Yet we continue.
Both parties, all our schools, all our stores, our governments, everyone.
China will pretty soon need the help of the global community when that huge dam in the Yangtze river breaks and the water erases one third of the country. Be careful Xi, you need friends.
After the Wuhan virus, China has no friends.
Is this a case of, “how do you make a dam crack?”
Call the “Dam Busters,” not the “Ghost Busters,” in
England. There is a great movie about their clever WWII raid on a German dam.
RE: China will pretty soon need the help of the global community when that huge dam in the Yangtze river breaks and the water erases one third of the country
Well, the Chinese authorities claim that The Three Gorges Dam has NO PROBLEM holding and is absolutely NOT at risk even with the current heavy rainfall, noting the dam is intact and has spare capacity to hold the current inflows of water.
It is raining cats and dogs in China and the water is rising above its design level. 400 million people are at risk if the dam breaks. Largest hydroelectric dam in the world.
They’ll just blame us if it goes.
Is it still raining bigly in china?
I say drop all this dope in the middle of BLM and antifa homeless camps, you name it....free of charge. Give em all EXACTLY what they want...drugs! I aint joking here. Juice em!
I have missed any reported arrests out of Aurora, Colorado...
If the 3 Gorges dam goes, I wonder if Schiff for brains, thinks it is an impeachable offense?
Lethal overdoses of fentanyl killed 71,500 Americans in 2017...
By contrast, the fake numbers for COVID deaths (which any reasonable person knows are inflated by 2 or 3 times) are less than seven times that figure WORLDWIDE.
Hopefully, everyone at that address. 👍
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