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Valley Police Beat: 20 pounds of Methamphetamine seized at Calexico downtown Port of Entry; Two women, 38 and 33 years old, arrested

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September 7, 2013


CALEXICO — Two women were arrested at about 8 p.m. Thursday at the Calexico downtown Port of Entry after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers discovered 20 pounds of methamphetamine in the vehicle they were traveling in. Twenty-two packages of the narcotic were discovered hidden inside the gas tank of the 2002 Nissan Sentra the women were traveling in after it was referred to secondary inspection, a press release stated.

The narcotics had an estimated street value of $300,000. The 38-year old driver and the 33-year-old passenger, both of San Bernardino, were turned over to the custody of Homeland Security Investigation agents.

 Both subjects were transported for incarceration and to await arraignment in federal court. CBP seized the vehicles and narcotics.




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