Border Patrol agents find driver with 2.5 pounds of pot at checkpoint

Border Patrol agents find driver with 2.5 pounds of pot at checkpoint

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol said a driver had 2.5 pounds of methamphetamine inside a vehicle Wednesday morning. The drugs were found by a detection canine, in the backseat of a vehicle stopped at a checkpoint.

The four bindles of meth are worth an estimated $12,000.

The driver, vehicle and drugs were processed per Yuma Sector guidelines.

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents effectively combat smuggling organizations attempting to illegally transport people and contraband through southwestern Arizona and California. Citizens can help the Border Patrol and U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling 1-866-999-8727 toll-free to report suspicious activity. Callers can remain anonymous.

 

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