Border Patrol Seizes More Than $2M Worth of Methamphetamine

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Texas Border Business

SARITA, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents disrupted a narcotic smuggling attempt resulting in the seizure of methamphetamine.

Thursday night, Kingsville agents working at the Javier Vega Jr. Border Patrol Checkpoint referred a passenger vehicle to the secondary inspection area after a Border Patrol K-9 alerted. During the investigation, agents located over 100 bundles of methamphetamine weighing nearly 70 pounds, worth more than 2.2 million dollars. Agents arrested the driver and passenger.

Border Patrol turned the investigation over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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