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Two meth busts, one involving stolen vehicle

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EL CENTRO, Calif. (KYMA, KECY) - Three men are in custody following two separate drug busts, one involves a stolen vehicle.

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized more than 30 pounds of meth in a stolen vehicle on Highway 111 Wednesday.

Border patrol agents say a Toyota Four Runner was sent to secondary inspection after being informed the car was possibly stolen.

A K-9 flagged the vehicle and they found 31 packages of meth in a spare tire totaling to more than $70,000.

Two U.S. citizens were arrested.

A second incident involved a vehicle sent to secondary inspection at the Highway 86 checkpoint Wednesday.

A K-9 alerted agents whom then discovered more than $50,000 worth of meth disguised in battery booster boxes.

One U.S. Citizen was arrested.

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April Hettinger

April was born and raised in San Diego where she loved the beach town and her two dogs, Lexi and Malibu. She decided to trade the beach for the snow and advanced her education at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.


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