Yuma Sector Canine detects over 40 pounds of hidden meth

YUMA, Ariz. – A Yuma Sector Border Patrol dog sniffed over 40 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in a vehicle at the immigration checkpoint on Interstate 8 Wednesday morning.

A CBP narcotics detection dog alerts a
covert meth load on Weds. tomorrow

Border guards assigned to the Yuma Sector Canine Unit referred a Chevrolet Cruz to the secondary inspection area of ​​the checkpoint around 11:15 am after a dog alert.

During secondary school, the dog warned about the vehicle’s floor board and firewall. A search in these areas found 40 packs of methamphetamine. The methamphetamine has an estimated street value of more than $ 73,000.

Agents arrested the driver, a 24-year-old male US citizen from Yuma, and confiscated the methamphetamine and the vehicle.

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