(El Centro police find almost 100 grams of Methamphetamine)…The officers were serving a search warrant on two individuals spotted in a Nissan Altima in the parking lot of the 2000 block of North Cottonwood Drive.
The officers were assisted by a US Border Patrol drug-detecting dog. During the search of the vehicle, the officers found a hidden firearm and the Methamphetamine. The narcotic was valued at $10,000. The search warrant was served on 30 year old Christie Allen of Brawley and 34-year-old Joe Davila of Imperial. A third subject in the vehicle was identified as 40-year-old Joe Ambriz of Brawley. All three were arrested and charged with transportation of narcotics for sale, possession of narcotics for sale, and possession of a concealed weapon in a vehicle. It was found that Ambriz also had a warrant for his arrest. The 3 were booked into County Jail, with bail set at $40,000