SALTON CITY- Border Patrol agents found eight packages of methamphetamine bandaged to a woman’s stomach and back at the Highway 86 checkpoint on Monday.

Around 11:45 a.m., a 57-year-old man driving a 1994 Ford Explorer with a 21-year-old female passenger approached the checkpoint located between Westmorland and Salton City.

Staff Writer Chelcey Adami can be reached at 760-337-3452 or cadami@ivpressonline.com

I covered the border and Calexico for two-and-a-half years but am now the courts and crime reporter. I studied journalism at the University of Texas at Austin and previously worked as a staff photographer in Austin, Dallas, Costa Rica and rural Oklahoma.

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