(Mexicali resident caught attempting to smuggle methamphetamine)….The 34 year old was caught at the Downtown Calexico Port.
Customs and Border Protection says Francisco Gale-Velasquez drove up to the Port at just before 11:00 am Monday. He told Officers he was on his way to Wal Mart. His vehicle was sent to the secondary inspection area. The CBP officers used a detector dog and screening equipment on the vehicle. The officers discovered a dozen plastic Tupperware containers in the vehicle’s spare tire. The containers were wrapped in cellophane and soaked in soap. They contained 18 pounds of methamphetamine. No value was given on the narcotics.. The 34 year old was arrested and booked into County jail.