BROWNSVILLE, Texas (ValleyCrentral) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection arrested a Los Fresnos man for attempting to transport over $3,000,000 of meth at once.
On Sunday, officers seized $3,614,662 in methamphetamine in one enforcement action from a 61-year-old Los Fresnos man.
The seizure took place at the Gateway International Bridge when the man attempted to enter the United States driving a 2000 Ford.
The vehicle was referred to CBP secondary for a canine and non-intrusive inspection system examination resulting in the discovery of 180.73 pounds of alleged methamphetamine hidden within the vehicle.
The estimated street value of the narcotics from the seizure is approximately $3,614,662.
CBP officers seized the narcotics along with the vehicle and arrested the man who was turned over to the custody of Homeland Security Investigations special agents for further investigation.