(US Citizen arrested)....The man was a passenger in a tour van.
The van recently drove up to the Highway 86 Checkpoint. The vehicle was sent to the secondary inspection area. A Border Patrol Canine Detection Team alerted to the vehicle. Agents inspected the interior of the vehicle and spoke with the passengers. During the interviews agents noticed one of the passengers appeared to be concealing something on his upper thigh. The agents conducted a pat down and discovered two packages. The passenger readily admitted to having the packages strapped to his thighs. The packages contained 2.58 pounds of Fentanyl pills. The 27 year old passenger and the narcotics were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration