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$13M in meth found hidden in strawberry shipment crossing Mexico border

That amount of meth is worth about $12,700,000, CBP said.

February 20, 2019 - 4:50 pm
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Authorities in Texas have seized more than $13 million worth of meth after it was found hidden in a shipment of frozen strawberries coming from Mexico.

Customs and Border Protection officials say 350 packages - over 900 pounds - of meth was concealed in a trailer entering the U.S. via the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge near McAllen, TX.

That amount of meth is worth about $12,700,000, CBP said.

A 42-year-old Mexican man was arrested and is in the custody of Homeland Security.