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Two drug arrests at Downtown Port

(Two arrested at the Calexico Downtown Port)….Both were on the same day, but at different times.

The first was reported at just after 7:00 pm. A 17 year old crossing the border was found with .38 kilograms of methamphetamine. The teen was detained and turned over to Calexico Police. They called the boys parents, and then booked him into the Imperial County Juvenile Detention Center. Later that night a 19 year old on a bicycle was searched. Customs and Border Protection Officers found marijuana hidden in the bike tires. Alberto Carpena was also turned to Calexico Police. He was booked into County Jail on a felony count of selling or furnishing marijuana. His bail was set at $20,000.