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Border patrol agents arrest teen with $102Ok worth of drugs strapped to his body

A 14-year-old Mexican teen was caught at a U.S.-Mexico border checkpoint in California with three bundles of crystal methamphetamine strapped to his body, authorities mentioned.

The boy was with two different minors and one grownup, U.S. Customs and Border Safety mentioned, when he approached the State Route 94 checkpoint in Jamul, east of San Diego, Monday night time.

As border agents questioned the group, who had been in a 2006 Volkswagen Jetta, a drug-sniffing Ok-9 alerted the agent.

The group was moved to one other space for a secondary inspection. They had been searched and the packages of drugs had been discovered on the teen’s waistline, a information launch mentioned.

One other 49 plastic-wrapped packages had been present in three backpacks contained in the automotive. In whole, agents found 54 kilos of drugs worth an estimated $102,000.

Authorities arrested the 14-year-old and a 16-year-old, each Mexican nationals. The motive force, a 34-year-old man, and one other 16-year-old, each Americans, had been additionally taken into custody.

Agents within the San Diego sector have seized 42 million worth of methamphetamine since Oct. 1.

The drugs found on the teen.
US Customs & Border Patrol

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