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Man accused of smuggling four pounds of heroin at I-5 checkpoint

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A man smuggling more than four pounds of heroin was arrested at the San Clemente checkpoint on Interstate 5.

A K-9 team alerted agents to the presence of drugs. After a search, they found two bundles of heroin hidden inside the right rear-quarter panel of this 2004 Nissan Quest.

The man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, and the car and drugs turned over to the DEA.

The heroin has a street value of more than $56,000.

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