(35 pounds of meth seized)….A 25-year-old woman was arrested.
It happened at the Border Patrol Checkpoint on Highway 86. The woman recently drove a 2011 Ford Fusion into the checkpoint. A detection canine alerted to the vehicle. The woman was referred to the secondary inspection area. After an intensive search, Border Patrol agents discovered 28 vacuum sealed bundles of methamphetamine hidden in the vehicle’s rocker panels. The bundles weighed 35 pounds with a street value of $315,000. The woman, a US Citizen, the vehicle and narcotics were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration for further investigation.