One motorist spotted the containers while pumping gas after crossing into Southern California on Jan. 12 and thought it might be a bomb. His call to police prompted an emergency response at the Chevron station, and then a shocker: 13.2 pounds of heroin were pulled from under the vehicle, according to a U.S. law enforcement official. San Diego police said the drugs were packed inside six magnetized cylinders.
Tijuana police spokesman Jorge Morrua said Wednesday that police were alerted after the drone fell Tuesday night near the San Ysidro crossing at Mexico’s border with California.
The San Diego Union-Tribune reports Sunday that meth seized by the San Diego field office during the period accounted for 63 percent of all meth seized at land, air and sea entry points nationwide.
Brown says the arrival of unaccompanied migrant children should not be the subject of political posturing.
U.S. citizen died of methamphetamine overdose at a Border Patrol station near San Diego.
The Mexican government on Thursday condemned a U.S. Border Patrol agent’s fatal shooting of a Mexican man who allegedly struck the agent in the head with a rock near the U.S.-Mexico border.
Marco Antonio Durazo had been awaiting deportation from an Arizona detention center for six months when an officer came to get him from his cell.