A 32-year-old Imperial man was arrested Friday at the east port of entry after more than 30 pounds of methamphetamine was allegedly found in the vehicle he was driving.

Edgar Martinez-Flores was taken into custody at 9 p.m. by Homeland Security Investigations agents and booked into county jail without bail on suspicion of unlawful importation of a controlled substance, county Sheriff’s Office arrest records stated.

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at vosuna@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3442.

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