Meth Discovered in Cooler


Last updated 12/31/2020 at 12:43am

Border Patrol agents found packages of methamphetamine hidden in coolers at the Highway 86 checkpoint. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the incident happened on Dec. 8.

A man driving a white Hyundai Sonata was sent to secondary inspection after a canine alerted agents to his vehicle.

During the inspection, agents found 13 packages of drugs hid-den inside two ice coolers.

Agents say the packages tested positive for meth weighing 3.43 pounds with a value of $7,717.

The 50-year-old man, identified as a U.S. citizen, the drugs and vehicle were sent over to Imperial County Sheriff’s Office.

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