“In the fight against the fentanyl crisis, Texas law enforcement has seized over 504 million lethal doses of fentanyl, enough to kill every man, woman, and child in the United States and Mexico combined during this border mission.”
Texas governor grab outfit has hit the ground, running in an effort to reduce the amount of dangerous and illegal drugs on Texas soil.

ONE OF MANY BUSTS

The massive drug bust is just one of many. There have been tons of drugs that have been caught passing into Texas. Many of them have came in very unusual forms and methods.

DIESEL TANK DRUG DISCOVERY
A 2016
 Kenworth tractor-trailer tried crossing over
 the Del Rio International Bridge. As the trailer drove up to the first inspection area it was first described as hauling a large shipment of diesel tank reservoir containers.

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However, when the tractor-trailer tried driving through the inspection area, it was directed by border patrol to enter a second inspection area. After entering the second area, authorities began a thorough inspection of the trailer and its contents.

LARGEST SEIZURE IN PORT HISTORY

During the inspection, a massive discovery was made. Hidden inside the shipment were 320 mysterious packages. Once all the packages were removed, the contents were identified as methamphetamine.

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The entire amount of narcotics confiscated weighed more than half a ton and was estimated to have a street value of around 11.9 million dollars. According to the CBP, the drug bust was the largest methamphetamine seizure in port history.

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