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Narcotics Seized at Highway 86 Checkpoint

 

Last updated 8/27/2015 at 3:46pm



Sixteen pounds of narcotics were seized at the Highway 86 checkpoint near Salton Sea on Friday at 7:00 a.m. A 30-year-old driver tried to smuggle 11 pounds of methamphetamine and five pounds of heroin worth $168,000. The driver hid the drugs in the frame of the 2002 Buick Park Avenue but the drug-sniffing dogs alerted the agents. The case was turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.





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