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SAN DIEGO - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized 92 pounds of heroin Wednesday that was found in a car driven by an 81-year-old woman.
As a line of cars awaited inspection at the Tecate point of entry, the K-9 team alerted officers to the driver's side of a vehicle, according to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection news release. Upon further inspection, officers say they extracted 34 packages of heroin from the door's rocker panels.
The confiscated drugs have a street value of over $872,000, according to the CBP news release.
The driver, who was not named, was arrested and placed into the custody of Homeland Security Investigations agents for further processing.
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