Salton Sea - Drug Bust
Last updated 10/7/2015 at 1:57pm
Border Patrol Agents seized $291,600 worth of methamphetamine at the Salton Sea checkpoint Friday Oct. 2.
Drug-sniffing dogs alerted agents to a 1999 gray Toyota Camry being driven by a 23-year-old male. After further inspection, 24 packages of methamphetamine were found hidden in the gas tank.
The man, a Lawfully Admitted Permitted Resident, the car and the drugs were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration for further investigation.