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Border Patrol Agents Seize Kettlebell Shaped Meth Packages

Release Date: 
June 12, 2020

CALEXICO, Calif.El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station seized kettlebell shaped packages filled with methamphetamine on Friday morning.

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station seized kettlebell shaped packages filled with methamphetamine on Friday morning. The incident occurred at approximately 5:20 a.m., when a Remote Video Surveillance Operator notified agents of suspected kettlebell packages being thrown over the International Border Fence from Mexico into the United States.  An agent responded and located four abandoned kettlebell packages near the fence just east of the Calexico West Port of Entry.  The agent seized and transported the kettlebell packages back to the Calexico Border Patrol Station for further processing.

At the station, the kettlebell packages tested positive for methamphetamine, with a combined weight of 4.6 pounds and an estimated street value of $8,740.

The narcotic packages were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

There have been multiple kettlebell meth seizures this month.

Last modified: 
February 3, 2021