Meth bust in Austin

65 pounds of liquid methamphetamine was found in the gas tank of an SUV on Monday. 

The Austin Police Department estimate that amount has a street value of $2.6 million. 

According to APD, a woman was stopped for a traffic stop on I-35 when the officer became suspicious of the woman's story of why she was traveling. The woman, who was driving an SUV with Mexico license plates, consented to a vehicle search. While searching the officer found something suspicious about the gas tank on the vehicle. There was a homemade devcice in the gas tank with 65 pounds of liquid crystal meth inside. 

The woman was on her way to the Dallas area of Texas when she was stopped and arrested by officers. 

 This is a developing story. 

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