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What Agents Found Instead of Wiper Fluid

Smugglers continue to get creative



    What Agents Found Instead of Wiper Fluid
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection

    Border Patrol agents busted a man allegedly trying to hide over $300,000 worth of liquid methamphetamine in his windshield washer fluid reservoir.

    Agents arrested the 21-year-old around 9:50 p.m. Tuesday night. They say he was acting nervous and gave inconsistent answers when he showed up at a checkpoint on Interstate 8 near Pine Valley.

    A K-9 team was brought in to check out the suspect’s Trailblazer. Once they were let loose, the dogs headed towards the front of the vehicle, which prompted agents to look into the vehicle’s interior.

    They found 19.2 pounds of liquid methamphetamine inside the windshield washer fluid reservoir.

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security

    The meth was turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.