Border Patrol agents find nearly $93K of meth inside gas tank

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CAMPO, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol agents on Wednesday arrested a man who they say had nearly $93,000 of methamphetamine hidden inside his vehicle.

Around 10:45 a.m., agents stopped a 2016 Dodge Dart on Interstate 8 near Campo, according to the federal agency. Agents, along with a K-9, searched the car and found 37 bundles of meth stashed inside the gas tank. The bundles weighed more than 41 pounds and had an estimated street value of $92,925.

Agents arrested the driver, a 28-year-old U.S. citizen, on possession and intent to distribute charges.

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