U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the downtown Calexico port of entry found heroin and methamphetamine concealed in the muffler of an SUV.
On Wednesday afternoon at about 12:30 p.m., a Toyota Rav4 was referred to secondary inspection. After an extensive examination that included a canine team six wrapped packages of heroin and one large plastic bag of meth was discovered in the muffler. The combined value of the drugs was estimated at over $250,000. The driver , a 24-year old woman from Calexico , a U.S. citizen , was booked into Imperial County Jail.