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Border Patrol Agents Seize 56 Pounds of Meth

By R. Mitchell

PINE VALLEY, Calif. — Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 8 checkpoint arrested a man and his adult daughter with more than 56 pounds of methamphetamine inside their car on Friday.

Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 8 checkpoint arrested a man and his adult daughter with methamphetamine inside their car on Friday.On May 1, at approximately 1:25 a.m., a silver 2001 Infiniti QX4 approached the I-8 checkpoint. While agents questioned the driver, a K9 detection team preformed a sniff of the vehicle. The driver was referred to secondary inspection after the K9 alerted to the vehicle.

With a further search, agents discovered 39 plastic-wrapped packages of methamphetamine concealed inside three duffel bags on the backseat of the car.  The packages weighed 56.88 pounds and have an estimated street value of $62,568.

The man, a 42-year-old United States citizen and his 18-year-old daughter, were placed under arrest.  The narcotics were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration and the vehicle was seized by the U.S. Border Patrol.

San Diego Sector has seized approximately 2,065 pounds of methamphetamine since October 1, 2019.

To prevent the illicit smuggling of humans, drugs, and other contraband, the U.S. Border Patrol maintains a high level of vigilance on corridors of egress away from our Nation’s borders.  To report suspicious activity to the U.S. Border Patrol, contact San Diego Sector at (619) 498-9900.

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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

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