Customs seized more than 3,100 pounds of drugs as part of the 2nd largest meth bust along the southwest border

Authorities said more than 3,100 pounds of drugs has been seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection from a vehicle that was purportedly carrying medical supplies from Mexico into California, marking the “2nd largest” meth bust along the southwest border.

According to CBP, besides methamphetamine, officials also discovered a large amount of heroin, fentanyl powder & fentanyl pills, all of which were mixed with medical instruments such as plastic pipette tips & spray bottles.

The bust happened on Friday morning at the Otay Mesa cargo border in San Diego.

The driver, a Mexican man, 47, was arrested & turned over to federal immigration authorities to face criminal charges.

According to authorities, the amount of drugs found in the vehicle is worth an estimated $7.2 million.