Border Patrol agents bust driver hauling more than $3.5M in fentanyl pills on California interstate
Car pulled over 73 miles north of Tijuana had 81 pounds of fentanyl pills hidden inside
By Stephen Sorace, November 22, 2023
Fox News – Border Patrol agents with the San Diego Sector stopped a 24-year-old woman who was driving a gray sedan northbound on Interstate 15 near Temecula on Thursday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said.
During the stop, a Border Patrol dog alerted agents to the sedan.
Further inspection of the vehicle revealed 62 bundles of blue pills were concealed inside door panels and seats.
Officials tested the pills and confirmed the presence of fentanyl.
In total, agents said they seized 81.4 pounds of fentanyl with an estimated street value of $3,692,000 … read more.