(Checkpoint seizures)...There were several over the weekend.
They were all at the Border Patrol Checkpoint on Highway 86.There were six arrests and six seizures. Illegal narcotics were found in the individual vehicles. The first seizure resulted from the discovery over 16 pounds of methamphetamine. In the second incident Border Patrol agents found .709 kilograms of fentanyl. Almost 30 pounds of meth was discovered in the third incident. The fourth incident resulted in the seizure of 2.59 pounds of cocaine. 5.55 pounds of heroin was seized in the 5th incident. The final seizure was the big one. Agents found over 27 pounds of cocaine and almost 12 pounds of meth in a vehicle. The drivers, their vehicles and the narcotics were all turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration. The narcotics were valued at over a half million.