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CBP Agents In Northern Washington Find Drugs Concealed in a Christmas Present

Release Date: 
December 2, 2011

Lynden, Wash. -- On Dec 1, 2011, U.S. Border Patrol agents found over $23,000 worth of ecstasy concealed in a Christmas present near the Canadian border.

At approximately 8:10 a.m. on Thursday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Sumas Station found an abandoned package in a berry field north of Lynden, WA.

CBP Agents In Northern Washington Find Drugs Concealed in a Christmas Present.

The "present" contained a wrapped bundle of pills which later tested positive for ecstasy. The package contained approximately 1000 pills and weighed 0.77 pounds. The pills were stamped with a "Hello Kitty" impression and have an estimated street value of over $23,000.

At this time no individuals are associated with the drugs. The drugs were taken to the Sumas Border Patrol Station and processed for seizure.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017