El Centro Border Patrol agents bust man with more than $1 millio

Imperial Valley

El Centro Border Patrol agents bust man with more than $1 million in meth

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EL CENTRO, Calif. (13 On Your Side) - A man is busted for trying to smuggle more than $1,000,000 worth of meth through a local border patrol checkpoint.

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents say a K-9 alerted them to a Ford F-150 pickup truck at the Highway 86 checkpoint near Westmorland.

Through further inspection, agents discovered 11 packages of meth hidden inside two compartments that had been built into the bed of the pickup.

The meth weighed nearly 40 pounds and had a street value of $1,260,860.

The 41-year-old driver was arrested and is being investigated.
 

 

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