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CBP Officers Discover Nearly $14M in Meth Hidden Inside Coconuts

1 year 2 months 3 days ago Friday, June 07 2019 Jun 7, 2019 June 07, 2019 2:55 PM June 07, 2019 in News - Local

PHARR – Customs and Border Protection officers prevented nearly $14 million worth of liquid methamphetamine from making its way into the U.S.

The seizure happened at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge.

On Thursday, CBP officers made the discovery in a commercial shipment containing coconuts and limes.

Officials seized 981 pounds of the alleged drug.

CBP says a total of 1,017 bags of narcotics were extracted from the produce shipment and placed them in buckets.

The case remains under investigation by Homeland Security Investigations.

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