A man and a woman are in custody after agents say they seized more than 24 pounds of meth
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two people last Thursday after picking up multiple drug packages dropped by a drone.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the drugs were dropped by a drone coming from Mexico.
Border agents detected a small-unmanned aircraft system making multiple trips into the U.S. from Mexico near San Luis around 1:45 a.m.
Agents observed the drone dropping multiple packages of methamphetamine.
They also detained two people near the home the packages were being dropped at.
The Yuma County Narcotics Task Force served a search warrant on the home and found 24.9 pounds of meth and a .357 magnum revolver.
Agents said the drugs have a value of more than $225,000.
The man and woman remain in custody.