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Salton City - $214,020 Meth


Last updated 3/16/2016 at 3:16am

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to theHighway 86 checkpoint, arrested a man suspected of drug smuggling after they discovered packages of methamphetamine hidden in his vehicle on Tuesday, March. 15.

A 25-year-old man approached the checkpoint driving a silver Honda Accord where a Border Patrol detection canine alerted to the vehicle during a pre-primary inspection.

Agents referred the man to the secondary inspection area for a closer examination. After an intensive search, agents discovered packages of methamphetamine hidden in the vehicle’s door panels.

The methamphetamine had a combined weight of 23.78 pounds with an estimated street value of $214,020.

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