Over 9 pounds of methamphetamine was found in the spare tire of BMW.

According to the U. S. Border Patrol , the BMW sedan approached the Highway 111 Immigration checkpoint near Niland shortly after Noon Friday  where a Border Patrol canine team alerted to the car. In secondary inspection agents discovered the meth hidden in the spare tire. The drugs have a street value of over $17,000. The driver , a 33-year old woman , a U. S. citizen , was turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.