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Blythe Agents Seize More Than $400,000 in Heroin

Release Date: 
May 18, 2017

YUMA, Ariz. — Blythe Border Patrol agents seized more than 20 lbs. of heroin and arrested two Mexican nationals on Wednesday.

Agents discovered more than 20 pounds of heroin that had been stuffed into tubes of caulking material
Agents discovered more than 20
pounds of heroin that had been stuffed
into tubes of caulking material

Yesterday morning, agents conducting bus checks at the Greyhound Bus Station in Blythe, California encountered two male Mexican nationals in violation of their immigration status. A subsequent search to their arrest resulted in the discovery of 19 packages of Brown heroin hidden within their luggage and concealed in caulking tubes.

Agents arrested both individuals for immigration and narcotics violation and seized the drugs for processing in accordance with Yuma Sector guidelines.

Last modified: 
May 19, 2017