US Border Patrol K-9 Alerts to Methamphetamine Hidden Inside Fuel Tank

US Border Patrol K-9 Alerts to Methamphetamine Hidden Inside Fuel Tank

CAMPO, CA (STL.News) – U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a man Thursday afternoon who had 72 packages of methamphetamine concealed inside his vehicle’s fuel tank.

On Thursday, May 30, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Border Patrol agents assigned to the checkpoint on westbound Interstate 8 observed a black 2007 Chevrolet Silverado approach the checkpoint.  During a pre-primary inspection, the on duty K-9 alerted to the vehicle. Border Patrol agents questioned the driver regarding his citizenship, then sent him to secondary inspection for further questioning.

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