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More Than 9 Pounds of Meth Seized at I-8 Checkpoint

Release Date: 
November 1, 2016

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.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017