(Mixed Load of Narcotics)….It was found at the Highway 86 Checkpoint.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol were recently working the checkpoint, when a 27 year old man driving a black Infinity drove up. A canine detection team alerted to the vehicle, and it was sent to the secondary inspection area. Agents inspecting the vehicle discovered 12 packages hidden inside the vehicles cargo area. It was determined the packages contained substances consistent with methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine. The packages contained 29 pounds of meth, 2 pounds of heroin and 23 pounds of cocaine. The total value was estimated at $385,200. The driver, a US citizen, the narcotics and the vehicle were all turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration for further investigation.