Mexican National arrested with over 40 lbs of meth

LAREDO,Texas(KGNS)- A Mexican National is arrested with more than 40 pounds of meth.

An operation to combat human smuggling was being conducted by several agencies including Homeland Security Investigations, the District Attorney's office, the Sheriff's office, and the police department.

During the surveillance, Jorge Navarro Azuara was seen acting suspiciously around a local business.

Officers stopped him and found over 40 pounds of meth in the back of his car.

He's being held in the Webb County Jail without bond.