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Salton City - $89,000 Marijuana Seized


Last updated 12/10/2015 at 12:36am

Highway 86 Border Patrol agents discovered 58 bundles of marijuana with a street value of more than $89,000 Wed. Dec. 9.

A Border Patrol detection canine alerted agents to a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck being driven by a 25-year-old woman.

On a second inspection, agents discovered the marijuana concealed in the rear wall of the truck and stuffed inside of the spare tire. The bundles had a combined weight of 149.8 pounds.

The woman, a United States citizen, the vehicle, and narcotics were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration for further investigation.

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