DALLAS WOMAN HAD $1 MILLION IN METH DURING SMUGGLING ATTEMPT

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Packages containing 51.5 pounds of methamphetamine seized at Hidalgo International Bridge

U.S. Customs and Border Protection kept a 21-year-old woman, a U.S. citizen from Dallas, Texas from smuggling $1,030,00 worth of methamphetamine into the United States.

Officers working at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge on Nov. 15, 2020 encountered the Dallas native driving a 2019 Nissan Sentra and referred her for a more thorough examination. A canine team assisting with the inspection helped the officers discover 15 packages weighing 51.5 pounds that were concealed within the vehicle.

U.S. Customs seized the narcotics, the vehicle, and arrested the woman who was subsequently turned over to the custody of agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations as they continue with the investigation.

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