Two people were arrested near the California-Arizona border, Sunday, in connection to more than nine pounds of meth disguised to look like ice pops found by Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
The drugs were found in a Toyota Corolla that was directed to a secondary inspections lane at the checkpoint, according to the statement. The vehicle reportedly contained a cooler storing several colorful bags in it, disguised as ice pops. (RELATED: Arizona Border Agents Catch Mexican Woman With Fentanyl Pills In Underwear)
— ABC15 Arizona (@abc15) August 26, 2019
The bags were confirmed to contain methamphetamine, amounting to 9.21 pounds, according to the statement.
The driver, a 28-year-old woman, and a 38-year-old male passenger were arrested by agents following the discovery. One was a legal permanent resident and the other a U.S. citizen, according to ABC 15.
The Daily Caller News Foundation reached out to Customs and Border Protection for comment, but they did not respond by the time of publication.
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