$18 million in methamphetamine was intercepted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection on February 15, 2022 at the Pharr International Bridge Cargo Facility in Pharr, Texas.
Federal officers encountered a commercial tractor trailer arriving from Mexico. The truck was referred for further inspection, which included utilizing non intrusive imaging equipment and screening by a canine team.
After physically inspecting the conveyance, officers extracted 1,348.83 pounds of methamphetamine concealed within the trailer. The meth was worth a little over $18 million.
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized the narcotics and tractor trailer. The case remains under investigation by agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations.