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U.S. Border Patrol Agents Seize 3 Pounds of Meth

Release Date: 
December 28, 2010

Blythe, Calif. - U.S. Border Patrol agents from Yuma Sector seized three pounds of methamphetamine, yesterday morning.

Border Patrol agents assigned to Blythe Station operating the checkpoint on Highway 95 referred a gray Chevrolet Astro Van to secondary inspection following a canine team alert on the vehicle. While in secondary, the driver, a male Mexican national, consented to a search of the vehicle. Agents searched the vehicle and found methamphetamine concealed in the interior panel behind the driver's seat.

Agents find 3 lbs of meth in the interior panel of a vehicle.

The methamphetamine, with an estimated street value of $72,000, the subject, and the vehicle were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

To report suspicious activity, contact the Yuma Sector Border Patrol's toll free telephone number at 1-866-999-8727.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017