tampico / 24.01.2023 21:35:00
Members of the National Guard (GN), in coordination with the National Customs Agency of Mexico (ANAM), detained and secured a person who was transporting in his vehicle different pieces of a long weapon and intended to bring them into Mexican territory through the Tamaulipas border.
It was reported that when carrying out prevention and surveillance inspections in the customs section of the border crossing, at the “Puerta de México” checkpoint in Matamoros, Tamaulipaselements of both institutions observed a vehicle that entered through the lane of nothing to declare.
However, when submitting to the automated selection mechanism, there was a red light at the customs recognition traffic light, which is why the driver was asked to allow the unit to be inspected.
The personnel thoroughly examined the car, which came from the United States, and located a shoebox with 12 long gun magazines in the back seat. Meanwhile, in the trunk, in the spare tire section, he located 12 grips, all of which are apparently rifle parts.
The driver could not prove the legal possession of the pieces of Firearmsfor which he was arrested along with the vehicle and the weapons, chargers and others were made available at the office of the Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) in Tamaulipas to continue the corresponding investigations.