PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Customs officials in Philadelphia say they’ve seized 42 grams of a dangerous designer drug.
The seizure was made on Monday at the UPS express consignment facility near Philadelphia International Airport.READ MORE: Mayor Kenney Provides Next Steps In Investigation Over Mishandling Of 1985 MOVE Victims' Remains
Officials say the drug discovered is known as MXE. It’s described as a synthetic compound derivative of the drug ketamine, which is used in human and veterinarian medicine.READ MORE: Police Searching For Shooter After Man Gunned Down While Driving In Trenton
The narcotics were apparently found during a routine examination of a padded envelope from Spain that was labeled as sports supplements. The MXE was destined for an address in Minneapolis.
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized the narcotics. No arrests have been made.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Police: Man Stabbed Multiple Times At Detention Center In Holmesburg
In December, customs agents at the mail facility made two seizures of illegal khat. One of those shipments was also destined for Minnesota.