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U.S. Border Patrol El Centro sector seize meth valued $700,000

August 26th 2012   ·   5 Comments

Imperial County–U.S. Border patrol agents assigned to the Indio station seized more than $700,000 worth of meth at the Highway 86 border patrol checkpoint near Indio.

The incident occurred during early this morning after a border patrol canine team alerted to a Ford F-150 truck.

Agents referred the driver to secondary inspection and five packages of meth inside the gas tank.

The DEA took custody of the 63-year-old male who was U.S. citizen, the vehicle and narcotics.

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Readers Comments (5)

  1. Glen Ward says:

    Good! Quit wasteing time and money on marijuana! Never smoked it but common sense says its a waste of your energy.

  2. Now we wonder why there are still open borders. Who gets benefits from the drug sales.?

  3. Jo Frye says:

    Illegal votes are wanted so some people can stay in office.

  4. thank u jo ,i feel the same way…..

  5. Nt Leeber says:

    Well, he got in there Illegally, he figures that method will keep him there.

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