Insane Amount of Drugs Found Hidden at This Texas Border
This week officers blocked massive amounts of methamphetamine from making its way into Texas. Authorities at the Del Rio, Texas-Mexico border have just made their largest drug bust this week.
A SECOND INSPECTION
On Monday, September 5, a 2016 Kenworth tractor-trailer made its way onto the Del Rio International Bridge. As the trailer approached the first inspection area it was described as hauling a large shipment of diesel tank reservoir containers.
For one reason or another, the tractor-trailer was directed by border patrol to enter a second inspection area. After entering the second area, authorities began a more thorough inspection of the vehicle and its contents.
LARGEST SEIZURE IN PORT HISTORY
During the inspection, a massive discovery was made. Hidden inside the shipment were 320 mysterious packages. Once all the packages were removed, the contents were identified as methamphetamine.
The entire amount of narcotics confiscated weighed more than half a ton and was estimated to have a street value of around 11.9 million dollars. According to the CBP, the drug bust was the largest methamphetamine seizure in port history.
STRANGE ITEMS DRUGS HAVE BEEN FOUND IN
The Texas border is no stranger to illegal drug smuggling. In the past, drugs have been found in peanut shells, baby wipes, and even pickle jars! Back in July, a huge shipment of juice boxes was stuffed with over half a million dollars worth of cocaine.
From crystal meth and heroin to marijuana and counterfeit pills, there is no shortage of illicit substances coming up from south of the border and into the United States via Mexico and Texas. Check out some of the strangest items drugs have been found inside below.
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