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Over $2 million worth of methamphetamine seized at Hidalgo International Bridge

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(Source: CBP Field Operations at the Hidalgo Port of Entry)

HIDALGO, Texas (KVEO) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection(CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) seized $2,446,000 of methamphetamine hidden within a vehicle at the Hidalgo International Bridge.

Authorities referred a vehicle driven by a 20-year-old woman from Houston for a secondary inspection.

Officials say the 122.3 pounds of methamphetamine were hidden within the vehicle’s gas tank.

A release mentions CBP OFO seized the narcotics and the vehicle and arrested the woman.

She was turned over to Homeland Security Investigations.

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