(Tijuana resident arrested)…He was detained at the Checkpoint on Highway 86 late last week.

36 year old Pedro Rojas Beltran was driving a Blazer when he drove up to the checkpoint. Border Patrol agents searched the vehicle and discovered 14 bundles wrapped in brown tape. They were hidden behind the dashboard of the vehicle. The bundles tested positive for methamphetamine. They weighed over 9.8 pounds. The man told agents he had been paid $2,000 to transport the narcotics to Los Angeles from Mexicali.