(Mexicali resident arrested)….24 year old Fidel Angel Ruiz was taken into custody at 6:40 Tuesday morning.
Customs and Border Protection says the 24 year old was driving a Honda Civic as he attempted to cross the border at a Calexico Port. The CBP says the vehicle was referred to the secondary inspection area after Ruiz claimed he was going to work in the fields. A search of the vehicle resulted in the discovery of 24 pounds of methamphetamine in the vehicle’s rocker panel. Ruiz was arrested. The vehicle and narcotics were seized by the CBP.