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Border Patrol agents seize $160K worth of heroin

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A man is behind bars Saturday after U.S. Border Patrol agents seized thousands of dollars worth of china white heroin. 

It happened at the Interstate 5 checkpoint Thursday evening when the K9 unit alerted agents to more than eight pounds of the extremely potent heroin. It was hidden inside the battery of this car.

The driver, a 30-year-old Mexican national citizen was arrested. The drugs have an estimated street value of more than $166,000.


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