$876,000 in meth seized from cucumber shipment
Tue, 31 Jan 2012 17:36:10 GMT —
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.