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65-year-old woman arrested with $458,000 worth of Methamphetamine (30 pounds) at the I-8 checkpoint in Pine Valley

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 07 Nov 2013

A 65-year-old woman was arrested after more than 30-pounds of methamphetamine was found in her vehicle when she went through the I-8 checkpoint in Pine Valley on Wednesday, U.S. Border Patrol said.

The 28 bundles of methamphetamine that were found in the suspects vehicle

A K-9 team alerted Border Patrol agents when the woman went through the checkpoint at 7:14 a.m on Wednesday, U.S. Border Patrol said. When the vehicle, a 2006 Ford Taurus, was searched the drugs were discovered in a hidden compartment built into the rear seat. The compartment held a black bag filled with 28 bundles of methamphetamine, according to a press release from the U.S. Border Patrol.

The bundles weighed 30.56 pounds and had an estimated street value of $458,000, according to the press release.

The case was turned over to a Drug Enforcement Administration task force for further investigation.

http://www.sandiego6.com/story/senior-arrested-with-458-000-worth-of-meth-20131107

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