Valley Briefs: More than 175 pounds of meth seized

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized more than 175 pounds of methamphetamine on Tuesday at the Highway 86 checkpoint near Salton City. COURTESY PHOTO CBP

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized more than 175 pounds of methamphetamine Tuesday afternoon, a Customs and Border Protection news release stated.

The incident occurred approximately 5:25 p.m., when a man driving a white Peterbilt tractor-trailer approached the Highway 86 checkpoint.

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

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