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Border patrol seizes millions in meth, cocaine entering U.S.

BP officers in San Diego discovered these packages of cocaine in a minivan trying to enter the U.S.
BP officers in San Diego discovered these packages of cocaine in a minivan trying to enter the U.S.

San Diego – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Otay Mesa and San Ysidro ports of entry in California during the last two days discovered $4.2 million worth of methamphetamine, $1.2 million worth of cocaine, and two weapons.

On July 1, at about 10:30 a.m. at the Otay Mesa port of entry, CBP officers encountered a 45-year-old female Mexican citizen when she entered the port driving a Mazda Tribute. A CBP officer escorted the woman and vehicle to the port’s imaging system, revealing anomalies in the doors of the vehicle.

Officers searched the vehicle and discovered 161 wrapped packages of methamphetamine and two packages of cocaine in the vehicle’s doors, quarter panels, floor, and air duct. The total weight of the narcotic was 209 pounds of methamphetamine and four pounds of cocaine, valued at $4.2 million.

The driver was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. CBP seized the narcotic and vehicle.

On July 2, at approximately 7:30 p.m., a 25-year-old male U.S. citizen drove a commercial minivan through the bus lane at the San Ysidro border crossing for inspection. During the inspection, a CBP canine alerted to the gas tank area of the minivan, so the driver and conveyance were escorted for a more in-depth investigation.

CBP officers searched the driver and found a pocket knife, a 22 caliber pistol, and a magazine with eight rounds, on the driver.

CBP officers also ran the minivan through the ports imaging system revealing anomalies with the gas tank. Officers subsequently discovered 23 wrapped packages of cocaine from the gas tank weighing 102 pounds, with a street value of $1.2 million.

The driver was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. CBP seized the cocaine, weapons and conveyance.

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Glad to see the border patrol rooted this poison out.

Does tobacco kill more people then coke? Does Alcohol kill more people then coke?

Both these substances take far more lives. The comparison isn’t even close. Why not go after Kum and Go for selling cigs?

Well that’s it, they got all the coke!

No, they just raised the price for the next seller.

I seem to be confuses wasn’t Jubus here just sentenced to 5 years in prison for his 4th OWI last week in Cerro Gordo County District Court.

You’re confused?

I’m shocked…

Wrong Iberra you must be the one Matt did the article about beating his wife up in the middle of Southbridge mall such a upstanding family.

Ya, that was me…rolls eyes…

This must be the border patrol’s token pre-agreed upon drug busts with the cartels for this month to get good publicity. I’ll bet the people arrested were 1st time offenders who will get light sentences in exchange for big payoffs for their families from the cartels. It’s terrible to be so cynical, but this is the way undercover people say it happens.

PROPER SOLUTION!!!

Death Penalty for Users–Pronto
Death Penalty for Sellers–Pronto
Death Penalty for Transporters–Pronto
You get the point.
To bad the bleeding hearts won’t let this type of punishment be utilized.

A little over the top, wouldn’t you say? So, if you have a teenage son or daughter who decides to try cocaine they should be executed?

NO!!!! Not his child!!! He’s talking about YOUR child!

Meaningless drivel. And unconstitutional.

Yep, death penalty for ALL drugs even cigs and booze!

It’s makes us feel good to kill others we don’t like. It’s all about us and how we feel.

you got family in the business?

if the dopers on this side of the border would quit using, then no incentive to bring it across. No demand, no supply. Simple!! If you don’t try it you won’t want it. Simple. DON’T TRY IT IN THE FIRST PLACE.

A mere drop in the ocean.

Iberra will be crying his doper eyes out over this.

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