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65 year old woman caught transporting drugs

(Border Patrol agents seize 30 pounds of methamphetamine)…A 65 year old woman is arrested.

It happened Wednesday at the Border Patrol checkpoint on Interstate 8, between Campo and Pine Valley. The woman stopped he ford Taurus at the Checkpoint at 7:15 in the morning. A drug detector dog alerted to the vehicle. A search of the vehicle resulted in the discovery  of a hidden compartment in the back seat. A trash bag was found in the compartment. It contained 28 bundles of methamphetamine, with a street value of $458,000. The driver and the narcotics were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration task force. The Border Patrol seized the vehicle.