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Customs and Border Patrol Officers seize $161,000 in meth

Posted at 1:49 PM, May 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-01 17:39:45-04

Customs and Border Patrol agents arrested a U.S. citizen and seized $161,000 worth of methamphetamine on Friday.

The officers stopped a 40-year-old Yuma woman for additional questioning as she was crossing the border into the U.S. from Mexico at the San Luis port of entry. 

When they searched her vehicle they found near 54 pounds of meth inside, worth more than $161,000.

Officers arrested the woman and turned her over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.