United States Border Patrol agents from the Yuma Sector arrested five men and two women, and seized several bags of methamphetamine and eight backpacks of marijuana Thursday.
Agents working at the checkpoint on I-8 east of Yuma became suspicious of a black Hyundai Sonata after a canine alerted to the vehicle while performing a sniff of the exterior. Agents searched the vehicle and found a black duffle bag in the vehicle’s trunk containing vacuum-sealed plastic bags of methamphetamine and a small amount of marijuana. The driver and two passengers, all U.S. citizens, were arrested. The methamphetamine had a combined weight of 1.6 lbs pounds with an estimated value of over Read More »