326 Pounds of Meth Seized at Texas Border Crossing

326 Pounds of Meth Seized at Texas Border Crossing


U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized 326 pounds of methamphetamine at an international cargo facility on the Texas-Mexico border.

CBP officers assigned to the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge cargo facility on September 12 observed a tractor-trailer approaching from Mexico for entry into the United States. The driver, a 40-year-old Mexican male, declared the trailer contained a load of avocados, according to information obtained from CBP officials.

The CBP officer referred the driver to a secondary inspection area where other officers utilized non-intrusive imaging equipment (NII) to examine the cargo load. Officers also conducted a physical check of random pallets of avocados and discovered packages of drugs hidden inside the cargo area, officials reported.

During a physical search of the trailer, officers found 48 packages of methamphetamine. The 28 packages weighed approximately 326 pounds and had an estimated street value of more than $6.5 million. In addition, officers found one package

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