Million dollar meth bust near Calexico

Million dollar meth bust near Calexico

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Calexico, California -- The U.S. Border Patrol in El Centro makes a million dollar drug bust.

It happened just before 10:00 AM Tuesday at the Border Patrol checkpoint on Interstate 8 near Calexico.

A canine team alerted agents there was something suspicious inside a truck.

When the truck was moved to secondary inspection agents found a hidden compartment in one of the wheel wells.

Inside they found more than a million dollars worth of cocaine and methamphetamines.

The truck's 21 year old driver, who is an American citizen, was arrested and turned over to the D.E.A.