$180,000 in methamphetamine seized at the Calexico East Port of

$180,000 in methamphetamine seized at the Calexico East Port of Entry


CALEXICO, CA- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers arrest a man after they discovered twelve pounds of methamphetamine hidden in the vehicle he was driving.

It happened Tuesday night at the Calexico East Port of Entry.

CBP says a canine alerted to a Nissan Alitma. After searching the vehicle they discovered ten wrapped packages of meth hidden inside the vehicles gas tank.

The meth has an estimated street value of $180,000.

The driver, a 20 year old El Centro resident, was turned over to ICE agents and booked into Imperial County Jail. His names has not been released

CBP seized both the vehicle and narcotic.

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