Border Patrol finds nearly $180K in meth hidden in SUV

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A portion of the 65 packages of meth
were hidden inside the SUV’s spare tire. Photo Courtesy: U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Border Patrol agents stopped an SUV with a 25-year-old woman and her 6-year-old son yesterday near San Diego, California.

After a K-9 alerted the agents to the rear door of the SUV, they found 65 bundles of crystal meth.

The bundles weighed 67.68 pounds and have an estimated street value of $179,352.

The driver was arrested and her child was placed with Child Protective Services.

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