$1.6M in Meth Seized at Hidalgo International Bridge

3 years 1 month 3 days ago Monday, September 24 2018 Sep 24, 2018 September 24, 2018 11:13 AM September 24, 2018 in News

HIDALGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized over 200 pounds of methamphetamine at the Hidalgo International Bridge last week.

On Thursday, Sept. 20, a grey 2004 Chevy pickup truck was referred to secondary inspection, according to a press release sent out Monday. CBP officers then found 54 packages of meth hidden within the vehicle.

The drugs have a street value of $1.6 million.

CBP says the 59-year-old male driver was arrested.

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