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Over $8M worth of meth discovered in shipment of broccoli


More than $8 million worth of methamphetamine was discovered inside of a shipment of produce in Texas earlier this week. 

The drugs were discovered on March 28th at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility in Pharr, Texas. 

According to KWTX News, a semi truck hauling fresh broccoli from Mexico was referred to secondary inspection, during which agents discovered 64 packages of methamphetamine  weighing 421 pounds. 

The incident is still under investigation. No information on the truck driver involved has been released. 

“This interception of dangerous drugs truly exemplifies the teamwork of our officers working at our cargo facility,” said Hidalgo-Pharr-Anzalduas Port Director Carlos Rodriguez.

“With the use of high-tech equipment such as our x-ray systems, our officers are able to detect anomalies within shipments and target those areas of interest, which can produce positive results such as this significant interdiction.”


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