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      $876,000 in meth seized from cucumber shipment

      Customs officers found 23 packages with 58 pounds of meth hidden inside a cucumber shipment. (CBP Photo)

      Authorities are investigating how $876,000 dollars worth of meth ended up inside a cucumber shipment from Mexico.

      It all happened at Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge on Friday.

      U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers told Action 4 News than an 18-wheeler with a cucumber shipment drove up from Mexico at the bridge.

      Customs officers sent the 18-wheeler to secondary inspection where authorities found 23 packages with 58 pounds of methamphetamines hidden inside.

      No arrests were reported but case remains under investigation.

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