CBP Arrest Man Attempting to Smuggle Nearly $1M in Methamphetamine

2 years 3 months 1 week ago Friday, March 15 2019 Mar 15, 2019 March 15, 2019 11:48 AM March 15, 2019 in News - Local
It happened Wednesday at the Hidalgo International Bridge.

HIDALGO – A man was arrested at the Hidalgo International Bridge after attempting to smuggle methamphetamine Wednesday.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says the 44-year-old Mexican national was referred to secondary inspection on the bridge when K9 officers alerted officials.

CBP discovered $940,000 worth of methamphetamine, weighing 47 pounds, concealed within his vehicle.

CBP turned him over to Homeland Security.

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