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The incident happened late on the evening of July 15, when a vehicle with two individuals approached the primary inspection area at the checkpoint in Hebbronville, Texas. 

Agents referred the vehicle to the secondary inspection area and a search of the vehicle revealed 41 bundles. Field tests revealed the bundles contained methamphetamine.

The drugs weighed approximately 31.6 kilograms (69.67 pounds) with an approximate value of $2,227,200. U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested the driver and passenger, both Mexican Citizens, and seized the vehicle utilized in the smuggling attempt. 

The case was turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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