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Yuma Sector Agents Find Meth Disguised as Ice Pops

Blythe Station agents working at the Highway 78 Immigration Checkpoint arrested a lawfully admitted permanent resident and a United States citizen for the transportation of more than nine pounds of methamphetamine over the weekend.

Sunday afternoon, a Border Patrol canine assigned to the primary inspection lane alerted to an odor it was trained to detect emitting from a Toyota Corolla. Agents referred the vehicle to the secondary inspection area, where they searched a cooler containing brightly colored bags disguised as frozen ice pops. They were determined to be methamphetamine with an approximate weight of 9.21 pounds.

The 28-year-old female driver and her male 38-year-old passenger were both arrested.

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