Border Patrol Agents Seizes Nearly $230K In Methamphetamine At I-8 Immigration Checkpoint

Agents discovered meth within all four doors and the rear quarter panel. [Photos courtesy CBP]

YUMA – A 42-year-old man was arrested for controlled substance violations by Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents working at an immigration checkpoint on Friday afternoon.

Wellton Station agents working the Interstate 8 Immigration Checkpoint referred the man, lawfully admitted permanent resident from Mexico, driving a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee to a secondary inspection. A search revealed multiple packages of meth concealed in all four doors of the vehicle and in a rear quarter panel.

The narcotics weighed 99.9 pounds with an estimated street value of $229,770.

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1 Comment

  1. Thank you for catching this illegal drug runner

    Life in prison would be very nice
    People just think about the millions that do get thru
    On the Indian Res by airplanes
    Boats in Calif.
    Billions of USA money making a 3rd world rich and they want to destory us
    Combine them with the Terrorists
    Coming here to take over
    Billions of Dollars to by guns tanks airplanes bombs etc
    You think me crazy
    Why else are they doing with the billions not helping their own
    Money means power
    Meth was Hitlers drug

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