Jacquelyn Martin / APA Customs and Border Protection vehicle sits near the wall as President Donald Trump visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in El Centro, California, on April 5, 2019. (Jacquelyn Martin / AP)
Over 3,000 lbs of methamphetamine, along with heroin, fentanyl powder and pills, were seized by officials near San Diego, Customs and Border Protection announced Sunday.
The bust is the second-largest methamphetamine seizure along the southern border in the history of the agency, according to CBP.
The seizure occurred on Friday morning after officials ordered an in-depth inspection of a tractor-trailer which the driver said was filled with medical supplies.
“Smugglers will try every way possible to try and get their product across the border and because of the partnership between CBP, Homeland Security investigations and DEA this significant seizure occurred and we stopped them,” acting CBP