U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge intercepted a load of alleged narcotics, valued at approximately $262,000, hidden within a gray 2009 Nissan Maxima.
The seizure took place on Tuesday, June 26. A 35-year-old female United States citizen applied for entry into the United States. The vehicle was referred to secondary examination. Upon inspection of the vehicle, officers discovered and removed 10 packages of alleged methamphetamine with a total weight of 13 pounds.
The estimated street value of the narcotics from the seizure is approximately $262,000.
CBP officers seized the narcotics along with the vehicle, arrested the driver and turned her over to the custody of Homeland Security Investigations special agents for further investigation.