Border Patrol Agents Intercept Ultralight Aircraft Narcotic Smuggling Attempt

By R. Mitchell

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seize methamphetamine in an ultralight aircraft smuggling attempt on Saturday morning.

Border Patrol agents seized methamphetamine in an ultralight aircraft smuggling attempt on Saturday morning.The total weight of the methamphetamine was 151.25 pounds with an estimated street value of $340,312.The incident occurred at approximately 1 a.m., when Border Patrol agents observed an ultralight aircraft flying at a low altitude east of Highway 111 and south of Jasper Road.

Agents responded to the area and located a yellow duffle bag and a metal basket on a field road 100 yards northwest of Jasper Road and Meadows Road.  Inside the duffle bag, agents discovered multiple packages wrapped in cellophane containing a white crystal-like substance.  Agents then transported the basket, the duffle bag, and all of its contents to the Calexico Border Patrol Station for further processing.

At the station, agents tested the contents of the packages.  The contents tested positive for the characteristics of methamphetamine.  The total weight of the methamphetamine was 151.25 pounds with an estimated street value of $340,312.

The narcotic packages were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Content created by Conservative Daily News is available for re-publication without charge under the Creative Commons license. Visit our syndication page for details and requirements.

Border Patrol Agents Intercept Ultralight Aircraft Narcotic Smuggling Attempt is original content from Conservative Daily News – Where Americans go for news, current events and commentary they can trust – Conservative News Website for U.S. News, Political Cartoons and more.

Wake up Right! Subscribe to our Morning Briefing and get the news delivered to your inbox before breakfast!
READ  President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Friday, August 16, 2019

About R. Mitchell

Rich Mitchell is the editor-in-chief at Conservative Daily News, a Conservative political commentator, and a contributor at The Main Street Examiner. His views are his own and may not reflect those of the Main Street Examiner, its staff, leadership or ... much of anyone else. Find him on twitter, facebook and
Sign up for The Main Street Examiner's Morning Brief

Subscribe to the MSE Morning Brief

* indicates required



Email Format


Subscribe!