PHARR, Texas (ValleyCentral) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection intercepted $4,360,000 worth of methamphetamine concealed within a shipment of mixed vegetables, authorities said.

On Friday, CBP officers assigned to the Pharr International Bridge stopped a tractor-trailer arriving from Mexico. The driver was referred for further inspection, which includes utilizing non-intrusive inspection (NII) equipment.

An inspection of the cargo resulted in the discovery of 2,232 packages containing meth and weighing a total of 488 pounds. The drugs were concealed within the shipment of vegetables, a release from CBP stated.

The drugs and vehicle were seized by CBP.