Officials from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement made quite a presentation today to the consul of Peru. I.C.E. agents returned 334 pre-Colombian artifacts that were seized from a house here in Laredo. Take a look at theses items these are just some of the artifacts being returned to the Peruvian government after an extensive investigation by I.C.E. agents. The investigation goes back to 2007 when I.C.E. agents here in Laredo received information that an individual was illegally selling the artifacts. Jorge Ernesto Lanas Ugaz was actually caught at a Houston airport in March of 2007 after arriving from Lima, Peru with even more clay figurines and pottery. Today over 300 items with a value of 100 thousand dollars are being returned to Peru. I.C.E. agents along with members of the Peruvian government say their cultural value however is priceless. “This is definitely something different for us if you look at what we recovered yeah the monetary value is a little over 100 thousand dollars but you cant have a value to what this means for the country of Peru.” “Es para nosotros muy importante recuperar algo tan valioso como estas 334 piezas de nuestro cultural.” “The individual who was allegedly selling these items actually plead guilty and is now serving 3 years of federal probation reporting from the Lincoln-Juarez Bridge, Annette Garcia Pro 8 News.