(Apple Valley man arrested in smuggling attempt)…It was reported this week at the East Port
. 41-year-old Jose Luis Quintero Medina Jr. was arrested. Officials say the man was driving a 2004 Dodge Ram as he entered the Port. The driver and the vehicle were sent to the secondary inspection area, where officers detected anomalies in the vehicle. A narcotics detector dog also alerted to the vehicle. A search of the vehicle resulted in the discovery of 22 packages hidden in the driver’s side and passenger side pillars. The packages, 30.4 pounds, tested positive for methamphetamine. The 41 year old was arrested and booked into County Jail. The Meth and the vehicle were seized by the Customs and Border Protection.