FALFURRIAS, Texas (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol agents in South Texas have intercepted more than $4.1 million worth of liquid methamphetamine being smuggled in buckets labeled as paint.
An agency statement says officers at the Falfurrias checkpoint Tuesday found the meth after doing inspections on a pickup truck. A drug-sniffing dog alerted agents to check the bed of the vehicle.READ MORE: After Canceling In 2020, Addison Oktoberfest Is Back With Thousands Expected This Weekend
Border Patrol agents discovered three 5-gallon buckets containing liquid methamphetamine, weighing a total of more than 130 pounds.READ MORE: Three Towns In Texas Make Money Magazine's 50 'Best Places To Live' List
Agents arrested the driver and two passengers.MORE NEWS: Texas State Representative Matt Krause Joins Race Against Ken Paxton For Attorney General
Investigators on Wednesday didn’t immediately provide additional details on the case.