Border Patrol seizes drugs near Salton City

Border Patrol seizes drugs near Salton City

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SALTON CITY, CA - Eleven pounds of meth worth an estimated $360,000 is seized at the U.S. border checkpoint near Salton City.

Agents say a white Nissan got the attention of a drug sniffing dogs Wednesday night. 

The car was then scanned by a large scale imaging system. That's when agents discovered six packages of meth inside a hidden compartment.

The driver, a 21-year-old U.S. citizen male, was placed under arrest.

He was turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration along with the vehicle and narcotics.

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