U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized 145.5 pounds of methamphetamine from an ultralight aircraft near the U.S.-Mexico border Saturday, CBP announced in a news release Monday.
The makeshift aircraft was flying in low altitude near Heber, California, early Saturday when agents were called in to investigate, the CBP said.
Agents found a metal basket and a white duffel bag, which had 26 clear plastic containers full of meth, according to the statement. The street value of the haul is $327,375.
There was no mention of a pilot flying the aircraft or whether anyone involved in the operation was arrested.
The drugs were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration, according to the release.