"Smugglers will always try new, creative methods to smuggle narcotics," said Anne Maricich, CBP deputy director of Field Operations in San Diego.
The bust at the Laredo Port of Entry in Texas uncovered nearly 1,761 pounds in a "mammoth seizure of methamphetamine," according to an official.
Officers said a couple of crystal-like pieces fell out from a packet during the traffic stop in West Virginia. They subsequently found 4 grams of meth in the car and a passenger with 220 grams of the drug in his possession.
About 2.6 million individuals ages 12 years and above said they used meth at some point in 2020, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
According to Customs and Border Protection, the driver that was found in possession of the illegal narcotics was detained and turned over to the DEA.
"This massive methamphetamine smuggling attempt was stopped, thanks to our vigilant officers," Port Director Carlos Rodriguez said in a statement.
The drugs were discovered in 2 separate incidents on the same night at the World Trade Bridge in Laredo, Texas.
"I got no excuse. I take full responsibility for it," said Arthur Brun as he pleaded guilty to all charges.
The group is accused of stealing more than $950,000 "in motor vehicles, firearms, tools.. and other items to maintain their lifestyles."
While appearing on NBC's Today show, DEA Administrator Anne Milgram compared counterfeit prescription pills to "Russian roulette."
Law enforcement officials seized 60 pounds of methamphetamine, five pounds of heroin, 1.5 pounds of cocaine, 25,000 fentanyl pills and nine firearms.
"During the roadside investigation detectives observed Methamphetamine in plain view in the front seat of the vehicle.
Parents raise objections over a Cleveland school's test which includes questions they feel are highly inappropriate.
CBP Laredo Port of Entry Director Alberto Flores called the seizure an "exceptional illustration of CBP's dedication to our border security mission."
Methamphetamine played a role in the incident, which investigators believe could have been a murder-for-hire situation.
Customs officers said that 414 packages found in a tractor-trailer contained approximately 5,528 pounds of methamphetamine and 127 pounds of fentanyl powder.
The girl's family had initially brought her to the minister for counseling. He then allegedly began drugging and raping her inside the church that he led.
After "an x-ray revealed suspicious anomalies" in a shipment of peanuts, officers found that crystal meth had been carefully stuffed into individual shells.
Exposure to meth can cause brown trout to experience withdrawal symptoms, and can hinder a trout's ability to find food or a mate.
"They attended church frequently, and so it was really kind of a surprise to numerous people," the local police chief said.
On Thursday, Polk County police announced that several arrests were made in an investigation known as "Operation Dirty Water." Some of those involved have ties with the Juarez cartel.
A three-year-old first-place winning greyhound was discovered to be doped up on significant amounts of methamphetamine, according to a post-race urine test. Now, New Zealand's entire dog racing industry is under review.
Sarah McKinnon, a second grade teacher at Aiken Elementary School, was detained after a series of traffic violations led officers to search her vehicle.
Lloyd Lasker Jr, who runs the House of Refuge and Deliverance Ministries church in the town of Mayflower, allegedly told police he tried to perform the act on a 21-month-old boy.
Canadian police Constable Nicholas Doering will serve 12 months in jail after he failed to help Debralee Chrisjohn.
Two people arrested for allegedly building a crystal meth lab in a hotel that was used to house the homeless during the coronavirus pandemic.
While the woman's request might seem odd, police stations around the U.S. have actually been telling meth users that their stashes might be infected with the deadly virus.
"Wastewater analysis has demonstrated its utility over the last decade as an important new drug monitoring tool," said Alexis Goosdeel from the European Union's drugs agency.
Authorities started investigating after the marble slabs started to arrive in the port of Valencia. Five people have been arrested.
Dr. Keith Curtis, 52, was detained by officers from the Riverside Police Department after a narcotics unit obtained information he used illegal substances during his job at a local family practice.