Two separate arrests for alleged drug smuggling were made Friday and Saturday at the local port of entries, county Sheriff’s Office arrest records stated.

Michael A. Echeverria, 25, was taken into custody at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Andrade port of entry in Winterhaven by Homeland Security Investigations agents and booked into county jail without bail on suspicion of unlawful importation of a controlled substance.

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at or 760-337-3442.

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