SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 19-year-old Mexican citizen was behind bars in San Diego Thursday for allegedly smuggling nearly 25 pounds of methamphetamine into the United States in her car.
The woman drove into the U.S. Border Patrol's Pine Valley-area checkpoint on Interstate 8 in a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
After a service dog indicated the presence of contraband in the sedan, officers searched it and found the haul of illicit narcotics -- worth an estimated $498,000 in street sales -- wrapped in 23 packages that had been stashed under the front fenders, according to USBP officials.
The suspect, whose name was withheld, was placed in federal custody pending prosecution. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration seized her car along with the methamphetamine.
As the number of migrants in custody continues to grow, the Navy is making plans to house thousands of them in temporary shelters at military bases.
The San Diego Humane Society today urged residents to volunteer their homes as foster spaces for the influx of animals typically lost after Fourth of July.
Faith leaders and concerned San Diegans are gathering Friday night in San Ysidro for a major show of support for migrant families at the border.
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Hoover High School took a trip into the past by opening a time capsule from 1978. The capsule was dug up in a construction project several years before it was meant to be unearthed.
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A judge denied a motion to dismiss charges against a Rancho Bernardo man accused of drinking himself to sleep and passing out with a lit cigarette, causing a fire in his condominium that killed his two children.