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Blythe Station Border Patrol Agents Discover Meth

Release Date: 
October 23, 2014

BLYTHE, Calif. — Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents found 10.44 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in a vehicle during a search at an immigration checkpoint on Oct. 21.

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Blythe Station seized more than ten pounds of meth at the Hwy 78 checkpoint.

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Blythe Station seized more than ten pounds of meth at the Hwy 78 checkpoint.

Blythe Station agents working at the checkpoint on Highway 78 conducted a secondary inspection on a vehicle following a canine alert and discovered a fabricated compartment near the floorboard containing vacuum-sealed packages wrapped in black tape.  The packages contained more than $31,000 worth of methamphetamine.

The vehicle’s female driver, a passenger and the methamphetamine were turned over to the California Highway Patrol.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017