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More than $12M worth of meth seized in Texas, CBP says

A meth haul with an estimated value of more than $12 million was discovered in Texas over the weekend, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced Tuesday.
(U. S. Customs and Border Protection)

A meth haul with an estimated value of more than $12 million was discovered in Texas over the weekend, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced Tuesday.

The agency of Field Operations (OFO), stationed at the Pharr International Bridge, conducted to the drug seizure on Saturday, the CBP said in a press release.

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The situation unfolded at the Pharr-Reynosa International cargo Bridge facility to the CBP officers are cross-bred with a 42-year-old Mexican citizen, who had “a commercial shipment of frozen strawberries” that was incoming from Mexico, the agency said.

“CBP referred to the uk for more control and with the use of all available tools and resources, officers discovered 350 packages of alleged methamphetamine hidden in the trailer,” the press release said. “CBP OFO seized all 906 kilos of methamphetamine, along with the tractor/semi-trailer.”

The drugs had a value of $12,700,000, the officials said.

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The man was arrested and later transferred to Homeland Security Investigations agents’ authority, CBP said.

The port Director David Gonzalez, of the Hidalgo/Pharr/Anzalduas Port of Entry, be greeted, the drug seizure as “an excellent interception.”

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