U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officers at Pharr, Texas, have stopped another multi-million-dollar shipment of suspected drugs crossing the border in a commercial load of fresh produce.
The tractor-trailer arrived at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge cargo facility on Sept. 22, and it was referred to a secondary examination, according to a news release. That search included using a canine team, which alerted officers to packages of suspected narcotics hidden in the trailer floor.
Officers removed 200 packages weighing 250 pounds of suspected cocaine and 61 packages weighing almost 106 pounds of suspected methamphetamine.
The haul is worth more than $4 million. Customs and Border Protection officers have seized at least $90 million in drugs at the Pharr crossing point in less than six months.