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Mexican National arrested at Calexico Port

(Michoacan resident arrested at Calexico Port)…The arrest was made at the Downtown Port.

44-year-old Omar Espinosa de los Monteros Villar drove a Ford F 150 into the Port recently. The vehicle was referred to the secondary inspection area. Customs and Border Protection Officers noticed anomalies to the vehicle. A more intense search of the vehicle revealed 11 packages of heroin hidden inside special compartments built into the pick-up’s fenders. The packages weighed a total of 31.94 pounds. Espinosa was arrested and booked into County Jail. The vehicle and the heroin were seized by the CBP.