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Yuma Border Patrol Seizes $500K in Liquid Meth

Release Date: 
January 7, 2015

YUMA, Ariz. — Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents seized 55 pounds of liquid methamphetamine, worth approximately $510,000, on New Year’s Day.

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents removed 55 pounds of liquid methamphetamine from within the fuel tank of a smuggling vehicle

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents removed 55 pounds of liquid methamphetamine from within the fuel tank of a smuggling vehicle.

Agents assigned to the Border Patrol checkpoint near Wellton referred a vehicle to secondary inspection following a canine alert.  After receiving consent from the driver to conduct a search, agents found 18 packages filled with liquid methamphetamine hidden in the gas tank. 

The narcotics and driver were turned over to Yuma County Sheriff’s Office.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017