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Over $700,000 in narcotics seized

(21 Year old arrested)…It was announced Monday

. Border Patrol agents say the arrest occurred Saturday morning. A drug-sniffing dog alerted to the vehicle being driven by the 21 year old at the Highway 86 Checkpoint. The vehicle was sent to the secondary inspection area. A more detailed search resulted in the discovery of several packages in the under-carriage of the vehicle. Agents say there were 15 pounds of heroin and 33 pounds of cocaine, worth a total estimated value of more than $700,000. The driver, who was not identified, his vehicle and the narcotics were all turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration for further investigation.