Mexican National Was Driving Toward Dallas With $2.6 Million of Meth in Her Gas Tank, Police Say

Austin police arrested a woman this week after finding 65 pounds of liquid methamphetamine in her vehicle's gas tank.Sgt. Greg White of the Austin Police Department said officers stopped a gray Ford Escape on Interstate 35 in southern Austin around 12:45 p.m. Monday because the SUV wasn't staying in its lane.Officers asked the Ford's driver — later identified as Maria Bermudez Gutierrez, 45, a Mexican citizen — to search the vehicle, and their drug-sniffing dog signaled that there might be drugs in the gas tank.  Continue reading...

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