Now why would someone do this?????????? Texas On Lookout For Stolen Chemical Truck Is Cyanide Payload Headed For Texas? POSTED: 7:53 a.m. CDT May 13, 2002 UPDATED: 11:57 a.m. CDT May 13, 2002 DALLAS -- Texas authorities are on alert for a stolen tractor-trailer hauling a hundred drums of cyanide. The FBI has confirmed that Texas lawmen have been warned to be on alert for a truck carrying cyanide that was hijacked in Mexico. Three gunmen are responsible for the hijacking, according to the FBI, which happened Sunday just north of Mexico City along highway 85. Texas state troopers don't know whether the hijackers will attempt to drive across the border into Texas, but they are on high alert. Texas officials are also asking everyone to keep an eye out for the truck. Here's a description of the truck: White 2002 Kenworth Tractor Trailer Mexico license plate number 980CZ6.