(20 year old busted)…He is suspected of attempting to smuggle Methamphetamine across the border.
The man had driven a pick-up up to the Calexico Port late last week. The Customs and Border Protection Officer sent the man and the vehicle to the secondary inspection area. Using an x-ray machine, officers discovered anomalies in the pick-up’s gas tank, driver side door and in the spare tire. A narcotics detection k-9 also alerted to the vehicle. A manual search resulted in the discovery of 71 plastic wrapped packages. The packages were determined to contain 115.65 pounds of methamphetamine. The man was arrested and turned over to Homeland Security Investigations agents. He was processed and booked into County Jail.