LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized $7.7 million in methamphetamine at a Laredo port of entry.
According to a news release, the seizure happened at the World Trade Bridge on Wednesday, when a CBP officer referred a 2014 Freightliner tractor-trailer hauling a shipment of limes for secondary inspection.
Following a thorough examination, CBP officers discovered 384 packages containing a total of 869 pounds of methamphetamine within the trailer, officials said.
The narcotics have a street value of $7.7 million, officials said.
CBP seized the drugs and Homeland Security Investigations special agents are investigating.