(Drugs thrown over the fence)…One person is in custody.
The El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station say the incident occurred at around 4:41 Thursday morning. The agents observed someone tossing packages over the International Boundary Fence east of the Calexico Port of Entry. The agents responded to the area and found a woman carrying a bag away from the location. Inside the bag the agents found three packages wrapped in brown adhesive tape. The agents also discovered three additional packages. The woman, a 43 year old US Citizen and the packages were transported to the Calexico Border Patrol Station. The packages were tested at the station and the substance proved positive for methamphetamine. The packages weighed 10.4 pounds with an estimated street value of $114,393. The woman and the narcotics were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration for further investigation.