CBP Field Operations at Hidalgo International Bridge Arrests Woman with $1.6 Million in Methamphetamine

By R. Mitchell

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a 25-year-old woman, a U.S. citizen from McAllen, Texas in connection with a failed drug smuggling attempt of alleged methamphetamine worth $1,693,000.

“Our frontline CBP officers employ their inspections experience along with persistence and this has proven effective in detecting contraband and keeping it out of our communities, as this seizure demonstrates,” said Port Director Carlos Rodriguez, Port of Hidalgo/Pharr/Anzalduas.

Containers filled with nearly 85 pounds of liquid methamphetamine seized by CBP officers at Hidalgo International Bridge
Containers filled with nearly 85 pounds of liquid
methamphetamine seized by CBP officers at
Hidalgo International Bridge.

On Feb. 13, 2021, the woman arrived from Mexico at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge driving a silver Toyota Camry and a CBP officer referred her for further examination.

With the use of a non-intrusive imaging (NII) system, officers conducting the secondary inspection discovered that the vehicle’s gas tank contained liquid methamphetamine. Officers extracted a total of 84.66 pounds (38.40 kg) of the alleged drug.

CBP OFO seized the narcotics, the vehicle and arrested the woman who was turned over to the custody of agents with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) while they continue the investigation.

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