U.S Border Patrol Seizes More Than $2M Worth of Methamphetamine in the Rio Grande Valley
Release Date: May 14, 2019
SARITA, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents disrupted a narcotic smuggling attempt resulting in the seizure of methamphetamine.
Thursday night, Kingsville agents working at the Javier Vega Jr. Border Patrol Checkpoint referred a passenger vehicle to the secondary inspection area after a Border Patrol K-9 alerted. During the investigation, agents located over 100 bundles of methamphetamine weighing nearly 70 pounds, worth more than 2.2 million dollars. Agents arrested the driver and passenger.