The packages were found hidden in a spare tire.
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents seized more than 53 pounds of methamphetamine at the Highway 95 immigration checkpoint on Monday.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection said a man was sent to secondary inspection to inspect his Jeep Grand Cherokee further after a canine alerted his vehicle.
As agents searched the vehicle, they found 50 packages of meth hidden in a spare tire in the rear cargo area.
The packages had a value of more than $132,000.
Agents arrested the driver and seized the drugs and vehicle.