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39 year old arrested at Calexico Port

(Woman tries to dispose of contraband)…It happened Monday at the Downtown Calexico Port

. Officials say 39-year-old Heather Villa of La Quinta was walking across the Port. The Customs and Border Protection officer became suspicious and sent the woman to the secondary inspection area. A female CBP officer conducted a body search. She noticed an anomaly in Villa’s genital area. The La Quinta woman asked to use the restroom, where she removed an object from her body cavity and attempted to flush it down the toilet. She was stopped by CBP officers. They recovered a balloon containing about .26 pounds of methamphetamine. Villa was arrested and booked into County Jail.