FALFURRIAS, Texas – On Wednesday, March 14, agents assigned to the Falfurrias checkpoint were conducting immigration inspections when a Mercedes-Benz SUV, occupied by a Mexican national, approached the primary inspection lane. During inspection, the vehicle was referred to the secondary area after a Border Patrol K9 alerted.
Agents discovered eight bundles of methamphetamine weighing over 10 pounds with an estimated street value of nearly $330,000.00
The driver and narcotics were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.
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