(Meth Seized, two arrested)....It happened recently at the Highway 78 Immigration checkpoint.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents were working the checkpoint. They say a Ford SUZ drove into the checkpoint and was sent to the secondary inspection area. A canine alerted to the vehicle. A more detailed search resulted in the discovery of 56 packages of methamphetamine hidden under the vehicle's bench seats and rear cargo side panels. A small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia was also discovered. The packages of meth weighed around 60 pounds and valued at around $108,000. The male driver and female passenger, both US citizens, were placed under arrest.