$18 MILLION WORTH OF METHAMPHETAMINE FOUND IN TEXAS

Millions upon millions of dollars in illegal drugs found in Texas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations at the Pharr International Bridge intercepted a significant amount of methamphetamine in a commercial shipment worth $18.5 million this past weekend Pharr, Texas.

On May 17, 2019 agents referred a tractor/trailer pulling a commercial shipment of fresh carrots for further inspection. A secondary examination, which included the utilization of non-intrusive imaging equipment and a canine team resulted in the discovery of 384 packages of alleged methamphetamine discovered within the trailer. The total weight of the drugs is 929.5 pounds.

The methamphetamine and the tractor/trailer were seized. The case remains under investigation by agents with Homeland Security Investigations.

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