Man arrested after about $162,000 in meth found in car - KUSI News - San Diego, CA

Man arrested after about $162,000 in meth found in car

Posted: Updated:

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) - A man was arrested at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint south of San Clemente on suspicion of smuggling bundles of methamphetamine worth nearly $162,000.

The Orange County Register reports (http://bit.ly/2jt4x0P ) the Border Patrol said in a statement that 39 bundles of crystal methamphetamine were found Tuesday hidden inside the rear quarter panels of an unidentified man's 2003 Volkswagen Golf.

The man, who is a U.S. citizen, was arrested on suspicion of narcotics smuggling and turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration, along with the methamphetamine. The vehicle was seized by Border Patrol.

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly

KUSI News

4575 Viewridge Ave. San Diego, CA 92123
Newsroom: 858-571-NEWS (6397)
Turko Files: 858-571-FILE (3453)
Business offices: 858-571-5151

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KUSI. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.