San Clemente Coke Bust Caps 5 Days of Border Patrol Seizures of $1.4 Million in Drugs
Perhaps some recent U.S. Border Patrol busts produced some of the coke originally headed there.
Meanwhile, the agency's website reveals around 9 a.m. Monday, Border Patrol agents at the San Ysidro point of entry sent a 20-year-old Mexican man on a Yamaha Majesty scooter to a secondary location, where a canine officer detected something snowy coming from the dashboard area. Agents pried it open and discovered more than 12 pounds of cocaine worth $120,000.
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|There was more than a lemony scent in those detergent boxes.|
The occupants of all the vehicles referenced in this post were not identified, but they were taken into custody and their cars and scooter were seized. As was the white stuff, of course.
Border Patrol agents near Murrieta found a different substance behind the panels of a Ford Fusion driven by a woman from Mexico on Friday: methamphetamine, which was bound in 20 bundles, weighed 35 pounds total and was worth more than $700,000.
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