Oh. Yeah. We have a border problem happening too...

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From the SanDiego FOX News affiliate:

CBP: Otay Mesa sees biggest drug-smuggling seizure along southwest border to date
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced that officers at the Otay Mesa Commercial Facility discovered 2.8 tons of methamphetamine and fentanyl powder hidden in a shipment of household articles — calling it the largest methamphetamine drug-smuggling seizure along the southwest border to date.

According to a CBP announcement Tuesday, the find occurred last Thursday.

And the haul:

The CBP said a canine team confirmed the presence of narcotics concealed inside boxes loaded in the truck. Officers removed 5,528 pounds of mmethamphetamineand 127 pounds of fentanyl powder in 414 packages, the CBP said.

Fentanyl is hideously potent - two miligrams - two thousandths of a gram is considered a toxic dose.  For reference, one dime weighs about 2.25 grams - this is a small weight. This shipment had enough to murder 28,800,000 US Citizens if evenly distributed.

It is not just illegal immigrants coming across - the cartels are ramping up their merchandise as well.

Great move by our Customs and Border Protection people. Sending them heartfelt thanks and prayers.

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