SAN DIEGO, Ca. – A grandmother and her granddaughter were caught attempting to smuggle over 200 pounds of methamphetamine into the United States.
On Sunday, January 19, 2020, at around 12:40 p.m. the 65-year-old grandmother and her 19-year-old granddaughter, both U.S. citizens attempted to cross the Andrade port of entry in a 2006 Dodge Durango. The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol canine was roving through the vehicle lanes when he alerted to the Durango passenger side door. The vehicle and passengers were referred to a secondary inspection. During the inspection, officers removed and seized 299 packages of methamphetamine, with a total weight of 219 pounds from the vehicle’s roof, doors and quarter panels.
The street value of the methamphetamine seized was approximately $416,000, CBP officials said. The grandmother and granddaughter were turned over to Homeland Security Investigation agents for processing.
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