Calexico woman arrested for having 17 pounds of drugs in her car

Calexico woman arrested for having 17 pounds of drugs in her car

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Courtesy: CBP Courtesy: CBP

CALEXICO, CA- Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Calexico East Port of Entry seize 17 pounds of methamphetamine and cocaine combined.

CBP officers say a canine alerted them to a silver 2006 Ford mustang Sunday afternoon.

Through inspection of the vehicle, officers discovered 14 pounds of meth and 3 pounds of cocaine hidden in the floor area of the car.

The combined street value of the narcotics is said to be $246,000.

The driver, a 20 year old female from Calexico, was turned over to ICE and then booked into Imperial County Jail.

CBP seized both the vehicle and narcotics.

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