$1.3 million meth bust

February 07 2021 06:00 pm

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas – A Houston woman is accused of trying to smuggle more than $1.3 million worth of meth has been arrested at the Hidalgo International Bridge.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers discovered the drugs hidden in the SUV driven by the 45-year-old woman early Monday morning.

A total of 36 packages weighing close to 70 pounds were found with the help of technology.

Homeland Security Investigations is now handling this case.

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