More Than 9 Pounds of Meth Seized at I-8 Checkpoint
YUMA, Ariz. – A canine team’s alert on a vehicle at the Interstate 8 immigration checkpoint east of Yuma on Oct. 31 resulted in the seizure of 9 pounds of methamphetamine worth approximately $27,000.
Border Patrol agents directed the female driver to a secondary inspection area and found the drugs hidden in the vehicle’s bumper. A records check of the driver also revealed a previous charge of prostitution.
Agents are processing the woman, drugs and vehicle in accordance with Yuma Sector guidelines.