12.5 pounds of Meth seized at Salton City Checkpoint

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us_border_patrol_badgeU.S. Border Patrol agents seized 12.5 p0unds of methamphetamine hidden beneath a car seat near the Salton Sea, a news release said.

Agents on Saturday, July 26, inspected a 2005 Chrysler Pacifica at the Highway 86 checkpoint in Salton City. Agents discovered five bundles of meth with an estimated street value of $81,250 beneath a rear seat and arrested a 36-year-old woman.

The woman, vehicle and narcotics were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration for additional investigation.