|Nearly $1 Million In Meth Seized|
|Tuesday, 19 February 2013 15:50|
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents at the Highway 86 checkpoint in Imperial County seized approximately 30 pounds of methamphetamine Sunday morning.
According to the Border Patrol , a 26-year old man driving a Volkswagen approached the checkpoint. He was referred to secondary inspection where agents located twenty-nine packages of methamphetamine concealed in the vehicle. The meth had a combined weight of approximately 30 pounds and a street value of over $980,000. The driver , a citizen of Mexico and U.S. residency card holder , was turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.