US woman arrested in Mexicali for throwing packages of meth over border fence to Calexico

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US woman arrested in Mexicali for throwing packages of meth over border fence to Calexico

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https://www.lavozdelafrontera.com.mx/policiaca/metanfetamina-calexico-mexicali-policiaca-cbp-patrulla-fronteriza-frontera-muro-2878219.html

January 4, 2019

10.4 lbs of methamphetamine retrieved




By Alejandro Domínguez

Border Patrol Agents of the El Centro Sector arrested a woman and recovered packages of methamphetamine worth more than 2.2 million pesos, which was thrown from Mexicali over the fence of the dividing line, in events that occurred on Thursday. morning.

It was at the height of Anaya Avenue in Calexico, or, Calle B, on the Mexicali side, when at 4:41 this Thursday, Border Patrol agents observed a person throwing packages over the border wall.

Immediately, the border agents came to the site and found a woman carrying a bag and moving quickly away from the place.

After an inspection, agents discovered 3 packages sealed with brown tape.

But during a more thorough inspection of the area, the agents discovered 3 more packages. The woman, a 43-year-old US citizen, was transferred to the Border Patrol Station in Calexico, along with the seized packages.

Once at the station, the agents inspected the packages containing a white substance similar to crystal, which was positive to the methamphetamine test.

In total, the packages contained 10.4 pounds (4.7 kilograms) of methamphetamine, with a market value of 114 thousand 393 dollars (2 million 230 thousand pesos).

The woman, as well as the narcotics, were turned over by the Drug Control Administration (DEA), for a deeper investigation.