Agents Seize Methamphetamine, Cocaine Worth More Than $1M

Calexico, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate 8 checkpoint east of Calexico, Calif. seized methamphetamine and cocaine on Monday valued at over $1 million.

At approximately 9:45 a.m., a gold truck driven by a 21 year-old male U.S. citizen approached the primary inspection area of the Interstate 8 checkpoint. During a cursory search, a Border Patrol canine team alerted to the vehicle and agents referred the driver to the secondary inspection area. During the search, agents uncovered a hidden compartment in the front passenger side wheel well area. The aftermarket compartment contained several packages of methamphetamine and cocaine.

Campo Mom Caught Smuggling Cocaine with Kids in Car

Tecate, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Tecate port of entry Thursday stopped a mom from Campo, Calif., with 50 pounds of cocaine in her spare tire and her four kids in the car.

At about 8 a.m., the 33-year-old female U.S. citizen drove her 2004 Chevy Trailblazer to the border crossing with her four children with her in the car: her 8-year-old daughter, her 9-year-old son, her 12-year-old son, and her 18-year-old daughter.

Lukeville Port of Entry seizes more than 100 pounds of Pot

Marijuana has estimated value of more than $86,000

LUKEVILLE, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Lukeville Port of Entry in Arizona prevented more than 100 pounds of marijuana with an estimated value of more than $86,000 from entering the country on Dec. 12.