U.S. Customs and Border Protection says officer at the Laredo Port of Entry on Monday seized more than two tons of alleged marijuana hidden in a commercial truck.
The seizure happened when a CBP officer referred a 1995 Volvo tractor that was hauling auto parts for secondary examination. Officers thoroughly searched the tractor trailer and discovered 189 bundles mixed in with the shipment of auto parts.
Officers found a total of 4,161 pounds of alleged marijuana, with a street value of $4.1 million. CBP seized the drugs and the tractor trailer.
Agents seize methamphetamine
Agents also seized more than 28 pounds of methamphetamine with an estimated street worth of $425,000.
Agents made the seizure at the Laredo Port of Entry on Tuesday.
Agents found 14 packages of meth in a vehicle driven by a 28-year-old U.S. citizen from Houston. The driver was taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations.