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Yucca Valley residents found with over 500 prescription pills

(Two arrested at the Andrade Port)…They were in the same vehicle.

A 65-year-old woman was driving a Volkswagen Passat. The passenger in the vehicle was a 38-year-old man. The vehicle was referred to the secondary inspection area. Customs and Border Protection officers conducted a pat down on the passenger. The officers found 552 prescription pills in the man’s pockets. The woman was taken to a secure area and searched. 200 more prescription pills were found in the woman’s bra. The pills were valued at $2,700. Both the passenger and driver are US citizens, and both are residents of Yucca Valley. Both were arrested and booked into County Jail. The pills were seized, as was the vehicle.