One Ton of Meth Found in Plaster Shipment at TX Border
Another huge drug bust took place at the Texas/Mexico border. The Customs and Border Protection agents on Monday seized over a ton of meth that smugglers were hauling in a trailer crossing the bridge from Mexico into Loredo, Texas. The contraband was found in a white 2011 Chevrolet Silverado hauling a trailer with a manifest for a shipment of plaster. The drug dogs alerted the agents who found more than 2,135 pounds of methamphetamine, or just over 1 ton of the drug, inside the shipment of plaster. It had a street value of $19 million.
The seizure occurred on Monday, Aug. 7 at the Laredo/Mexico border Colombia-Solidarity Bridge, when a CBP officer referred a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado hauling a trailer manifesting a commercial shipment of plaster for secondary inspection. Following a canine and non-intrusive inspection system examination, CBP officers discovered a total of 2135.83 pounds of alleged methamphetamine within the commodity. The narcotics had a street value of $19,093,110.
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