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Can You Guess Where THIS Was Hidden? Border Patrol Agents Find 68+ Pounds of Meth Near Temecula

Border Patrol agents patrolling in the Murrieta Station's sector found 50 bundles of methamphetamine hidden inside a sedan, officials announced.

These 50 bundles are worth an estimated $683,400, according to the U.S. Border Patrol.
These 50 bundles are worth an estimated $683,400, according to the U.S. Border Patrol.
A 23-year-old man is facing federal drug trafficking charges following his arrest near Temecula last week, according to Border Patrol officials. 
 
The unidentified man, a U.S. citizen, was arrested Thursday when a total of 50 bundles of methamphetamine were found in his 2003 Nissan Sentra, according to U.S. Border Patrol Spokeswoman Mary Beth Caston. 

It all began around 11 a.m. Thursday when agents patrolling Interstate 15 in the Temecula area pulled the man over, and a K9 alerted that something wasn't right with the vehicle, according to Caston. 
 
"During a search of the vehicle, agents located 50 bundles of methamphetamine hidden under the carpet of the driver’s seat," Caston said.  "The bundles weighed 68.34 pounds and are worth an estimated $683,400."
 
The man was arrested and the drugs were turned over to the DEA.  Border Patrol officials seized the sedan, according to Caston. 
 
"The suspect faces federal charges for drug trafficking and possession of a controlled substance," she said. 
 
Border Patrol officials tell Patch the agents who made the bust are assigned to the agency's "Smuggling Interdiction Group," or SIG, which is made up of members from the eight San Diego Sector stations.



Quentin Sr Graves July 10, 2014 at 05:13 AM
I thought maybe he was trying to smuggle inside of 100 lb testicle
Brenda July 10, 2014 at 05:21 AM
..if we keep the illegals OUT, and I mean with the use of Military also, and I mean out as in from number one man on down. No more MR. Obama builds his own country out of the USA. We need to start in every large City and work our way through and get every single one of them out of here, and then our nation would be back to what it was 30+ years ago and we would have full $$$ aid programs, we could open back all of the aid programs that have been stopped because we could not afford them. Our elderly would be taken care of, we would not hvae 1 in 4 families living below poverty level, 1 in 5 families not knowing where they will get the money for their next meal, or just the meal, the amounts of disabilities, and retirements would go back up, our own people would be taken care of. Obamacare could get burned cause it doesnt make a damn wit of sense in the first place and certainly only makes more room for this new Illegal country haven he is building, and all of our Citizens could be taken care of medically, physically, mentally, all of those with drug and alcohol addictions (which have almost all have been illiminated even as more drugs are being brought into this country by the minutes, and more people to manufacture it, distribute it across the country) who are in need of rehab facilitites we do not have anymore, and most cannot afford unless you are Britney Spears. OUR COUNTRY OUR PEOPLE COME FIRST and no one ELSE! Why we are sitting back and letting this man let these people from South America, Sand Countries, and every other country and try to say its "Children" is beyond me. Also to our spectacular upstanding Police officers, Border Patrol, Customs Agent, Bus drivers, Pilots, who work your butts off trying to keep these people and their drugs out of our country OBEYING What Obama is ordering you do?? IT IS AGAINST THE LAW AND in your VOW of Faith to your DEPARTMENTS you swear, promise to uphold the laws of this country right? Then why are you obeying him/them? IF EVERYONE said NO, its against our Job Description to AID AND ABET Criminals he cannot fire you, nor can anyone else and unless we start putting our foot down somewhere, there will be NO AMERICA by the end of the YEAR.
SA July 10, 2014 at 10:56 AM
I do not know if more dope is being carried over, however it seems that the Border Patrol are actually doing their job. This is what happens when government employees actually do their job including profiling people.
Rob Murillo July 10, 2014 at 12:21 PM
Yes Brenda I agree with you..but you stated that you dont understand why they are letting in people from south america and sand countries? There is some called "asylum". This is the reason they are let in. The law permits them in under that condition. So no, he is not breaking any laws by allowing them in under those conditions.. now doesn't mean we agree with it.. then again there are many laws we dont agree with.
Sue July 10, 2014 at 12:46 PM
But it's not blue...

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