YUMA, AZ – Border patrol agents in Yuma seized more than $1 million worth of cocaine and methamphetamine at a checkpoint Friday.
Agents reportedly stopped a man driving a Chevy Silverado at the Highway 95 checkpoint. During a search of the vehicle, agents discovered the drugs hidden in the gas tank.
A total of 42 pounds of methamphetamine and 2.2 pounds of cocaine were seized. The drugs were valued at $1,142,000, according to a report.
The driver and narcotics were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.