(Over 34 pounds of Meth seized)…32 year old woman arrested.

The woman, a Mexican National drove a Ford Fusion into the Checkpoint on Interstate 8, between Pine Valley and Campo. A k-9 alerted to the vehicle and it was referred to the secondary inspection area. A second k-9 alerted to the vehicle, this time at the two front seats. During the search of the vehicle, anomalies were detected under the seats. Border Patrol agents discovered 30 plastic wrapped bundles under the seats. The bundles tested positive for crystal methamphetamine. They weighed over 34 pounds, and had a street value estimated at over $79,000. The woman was placed under arrest. The narcotics were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration. The Border Patrol seized the vehicle.