Oct 31, 2013
The seizure occurred on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 when CBP officers working at the Gateway International Bridge encountered a 28-year-old man from Brownsville, Texas driving a 2006 Kia Optima.
CBP officers referred the driver and vehicle for a secondary examination. During the examination, CBP officers discovered 22 packages containing a total of nearly 52 pounds of alleged methamphetamine hidden within the vehicle.
CBP officers arrested the driver, seized the alleged methamphetamines and the Kia Optima. CBP officers turned the driver over to Homeland Security Investigations special agents for further investigation.