Custom agents seize $485,000 in meth

Custom agents seize $485,000 in meth
Photo: CBP
CrimeWatch
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 12:05pm

Custom and Border Protection officers arrested a man from Reynosa in connection with the failed smuggling attempt of methamphetamine.

On Tuesday, May 21, CBP officers working the Hidalgo International port of entry encountered a black 2006 Nissan Sentra driven by male U.S. citizen who resides in Reynosa.

The driver was sent to a secondary inspection where the vehicle was scanned by a imaging system which detected packages concealed within the vehicle.

Officers removed 32 packages of alleged meth weighing over 32 pounds and valued at $485,000. The driver was arrested and the vehicle was seized.

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