Couple Smuggles Meth With 3 Kids in Car: Feds

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    A married couple was arrested in Pine Valley, California, accused of smuggling drugs with three children under the age of 10 in the car.

    Federal officials pulled over a 2010 Toyota Venza traveling along Interstate 8 around 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 10.

    Inside the car, officials say they found black bag in the center console holding more than two pounds of crystal methamphetamine.

    The driver, a 32-year-old Mexican citizen was arrested on drug charges. His wife, who was carrying expired immigration documents, was also arrested on drug charges.

    The three children were turned over to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

    The drugs were estimated to be worth more than $22,000, officials said.