When CBP officers searched the underside of the truck bed, they noticed the cross beams had been altered. CBP officers searched the cross beams utilizing a fiber optic scope and saw packages.
CBP officers subsequently extracted 56 wrapped packages, in seven of the ten cross beams, that field-tested positive for methamphetamine.
Street value of the narcotic is $2.7 million.
The driver was arrested and transported to the Metropolitan Correctional Center to await arraignment in federal court for the alleged smuggling attempt. CBP seized the vehicle and narcotics.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection