Valley Briefs: SALTON CITY: Drugs seized at Highway 86 checkpoint

U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint seizes fentanyl, heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine in two separate events this week. COURTESY PHOTO

A 19-year-old man was arrested at 3:30 p.m. Monday at the Highway 86 checkpoint for transporting a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance for sale, the county Sheriff’s Office arrest records stated.

Miguel A. Hernandez was booked into county jail by Drug Enforcement Administration personnel and held on $1 million bail, the arrest records stated.

Staff Writer Julio Morales can be reached at or 760-337-3415.

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