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Yuma Sector Border Patrol Agents Seize Methamphetamine and Marijuana

Release Date: 
November 13, 2014

YUMA, Ariz. — Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents seized 11 pounds of methamphetamine and 198 pounds of marijuana in separate incidents with a combined value of approximately $132,000.

Yuma Station agents stopped a northbound vehicle Nov. 5 on Highway 95 and discovered nine cellophane wrapped bundles of methamphetamine, valued at $33,000, hidden underneath the vehicle’s dashboard. Agents turned the female driver and narcotics over to the Yuma Police Department.

On Nov. 8 agents patrolling near Gila Bend arrested three smugglers and seized four backpacks of marijuana worth an estimated $99,000. Agents transported the marijuana and smugglers to Wellton Station for further processing. 

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017