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Agents seize more than $600K in drugs at checkpoint

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SAN CLEMENTE (CBS 8) – Border Patrol agents have seized more than $600,000 worth of drugs at the San Clemente checkpoint over the last week.

Last Thursday, agents inspecting a dodge ram truck reported finding 16 plastic bundles hidden underneath the tailgate. Four were filled with methamphetamine, and the other 12 tested positive for cocaine. The drugs were worth more than $440,000

The next day, agents inspecting a Chevrolet Malibu found several bundles of marijuana in the car's trunk, front and rear bumpers and under a blanket in the backseat. The marijuana had an estimated street value of $216,000.

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