Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Woman Arrested For Heroin At El Centro Checkpoint

United States Border Patrol agents from the El Centro sector arrested a woman with heroin taped to her body Wednesday. Officers say the 20 year old was driving through a checkpoint near Salton City when canines detected drugs in her car. Agents patted her down and found four plastic wrapped packages of heroin duct taped to her stomach.
 
The street value of the drugs are about $75,000. The woman is being investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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