SAN DIEGO — U.S. Border Patrol brokers made an uncommon discovery Wednesday after stopping a girl’s automobile on Interstate 15.
The company shared pictures of its brokers looking out a automobile battery faraway from a Ford pickup truck. Border Patrol mentioned in a information launch that brokers stopped a suspicious automobile on I-15 close to Temecula Wednesday and searched the automobile after a Ok-9 alerted to the engine compartment.
Border Patrol mentioned its brokers observed indicators of tampering on the automobile battery and located 4 packages inside containing 9.26 kilos of heroin and 1.23 kilos of suspected fentanyl. The medicine had an estimated road worth of $105,000.
The medicine and driver, a U.S. citizen, have been turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration Los Angeles Discipline Division for additional investigation and Border Patrol seized the automobile.
The Border Patrol’s San Diego Sector has seized greater than 1,000 kilos of cocaine, 1,200 kilos of methamphetamine, 100 kilos of heroin and 300 kilos of fentanyl since Oct. 1, 2020.
San Diegans are requested to report suspicious exercise to the U.S. Border Patrol San Diego Sector at 619-498-9900.
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