Over $230,000 Worth Of Meth Seized At Border

Customs and Border Protection
Like
Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry

More than a dozen packages containing roughly $233,000 worth of alleged methamphetamine were uncovered by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers, the agency announced Friday.

Nearly 17 pounds of the suspected drug were seized from a vehicle Monday at the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge, a news release from the agency said.

A CBP officer working at the bridge sent a 2016 Dodge Attitude and its 37-year-old male driver, who is a Mexican citizen, to undergo “a secondary examination,” the news release said.

“Following a canine and non-intrusive imaging system inspection,”  CBP officers discovered a total of 13 packages containing nearly 17 pounds of alleged methamphetamine in the vehicle, the news release said. “The narcotics have an estimated street value of $233,000.”

Both the alleged drugs and the vehicle were taken by CBP officers and the driver was arrested, the agency said.

 

read more at foxnews.com

What Are Your Thoughts?

comments

About Chuck Berry

Chuck comes from a lineage of journalism. He has written for some of the webs most popular news sites. He enjoys spending time outdoors, bull riding, and collecting old vinyl records. Roll Tide!