Border Patrol Makes $3.5 Million Meth Bust in Falfurrias

Posted: Nov 21, 2014 8:30 AM PST Updated: Nov 21, 2014 8:30 AM PST

FALFURRIAS (Kiii News) -U.S. Border Patrol agents at the Falfurrias checkpoint made a $3.5 million methamphetamine bust this week. A drug dog alerted agents to take a closer look at a truck passing through the area.

After further inspection, agents found 112 pounds of liquid methamphetamine in one of the vehicle's gas tanks. A HAZMAT crew from San Antonio was called in to extract the drugs from the tank.