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$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.

Boxes containing 1,349 pounds of methamphetamine at the Pharr International Bridge.

Boxes containing 1,349 pounds of methamphetamine at the Pharr International Bridge.

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.