5,000lbs of meth – one of the biggest busts in San Diego history

More than 5,000lbs (2,200kg) of meth has been discovered hidden in a truck at the US-Mexico border in a “record-breaking” seizure, authorities have said.

Believed to be one of the largest methamphetamine busts in San Diego’s history, the stash contained 148 bundles of the drug.

Four men from Tijuana, in Mexico, have been charged as a result.

“This monumental seizure represents another win against drug cartels that fuel addiction in the United States,” said US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) special agent Shelly Howe.

“Because of our great partnerships with other law enforcement agencies, we will continue to disrupt the cartels’ flow of drugs into our cities.” Read More