Border patrol seizes $1M in meth, cocaine at Yuma checkpoint

YUMA, AZ - Border patrol agents in Yuma seized more than $1 million worth of cocaine and methamphetamine at a checkpoint Friday.

Agents reportedly stopped a man driving a Chevy Silverado at the Highway 95 checkpoint. During a search of the vehicle, agents discovered the drugs hidden in the gas tank.

A total of 42 pounds of methamphetamine and 2.2 pounds of cocaine were seized. The drugs were valued at $1,142,000, according to a report.

The driver and narcotics were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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