More than $466K Worth of Methamphetamine Seized in TXPosted on May 25, 2014
On Sunday, May 25, 2014, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge in Texas encountered a Dodge Grand Caravan. The vehicle was referred for further inspection following a brief conversation with the 21-year-old driver, a male Mexican citizen.
Five packages of methamphetamine, weighing a total of 12.7 pounds, were subsequently found hidden the Caravan’s floorboard. The estimated street value of this find is $466,400.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized the narcotics and the vehicle. The driver was taken into custody and turned over to Homeland Security Investigations.