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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.

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