HEBBRONVILLE–A canine officer sniffed out nearly 20 pounds of methamphetamine at a Border Patrol Checkpoint near Hebbronville.
The dog alerted agents to narcotics in a Dodge Neon at the Highway 16 Checkpoint. They found about 19 pounds of meth in a firewall of a compartment inside the vehicle. The drugs have a street value of $620,000.
The drugs, the driver and the vehicle were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Agency.