Border Patrol agents bust 18-year-old with $385,560 worth of her

Calexico

Border Patrol agents bust 18-year-old with $385,560 worth of heroin and cocaine

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© Photo courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection © Photo courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection

CALEXICO, Calif. (13 On Your Side) - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico Port of Entry found heroin and cocaine hidden inside the muffler of a car.

It happened Sunday at around 10:30 am, during a routine inspection.

An 18-year-old driver, who was from Las Vegas, Nevada, was arrested after officers found 15 wrapped packages of heroin and three wrapped packages of cocaine inside the car's muffler.

The drugs are estimated to be worth about $385,560.

The driver was later transported to the Imperial County Jail where he awaits arraignment in federal court for the smuggling.

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