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Feds confiscate nearly 52 pounds of alleged meth

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A South Texas man has been arrested on drug charges after federal border agents discovered nearly 52 pounds of apparent methamphetamine hidden in his car.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials on Thursday estimated the drugs have a street value of $1.6 million.

Officers at the Gateway International Bridge in Brownsville on Wednesday located the alleged meth in 22 foil-wrapped packages. A 28-year-old Brownsville man was arrested.

The name of the suspect and further details on the investigation weren't immediately released.

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