Hidden in tomato shipment

Texas border patrol officers seize $37 mln of methamphetamine

US Border Patrol officers seized a total of 37 million dollars-worth of methamphetamine at the Laredo Port of Entry, hidden in a commercial shipment of tomatoes from Mexico, officials said on Thursday.

According to a fox10phoenix.com report, the officials stated that a trailer carrying the shipment from Mexico hid 654 packages of the drug, which weighed more than 1,800 pounds. Border officials seized the truck, trailer and shipment and turned it over to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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