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Agents find 540 pounds of meth hidden in boat

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OCEANSIDE (CBS 8) - Agents with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine stopped a boat in the Oceanside Harbor containing more than 500 pounds of methamphetamine.

It happened during a routine patrol on Friday morning.

During the inspection, agents found a hidden compartment that ran down the sides of the boat and under the floor. Inside, they found 200 packages of meth worth an estimated street value of about $7 million.

One person on board, a 48-year old male U.S. citizen, was arrested.

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