CALEXICO, Calif. Border Patrol agents seized 151.25 pounds of methamphetamine in an ultralight aircraft smuggling attempt on Saturday morning. The meth is estimated to be worth over $340,000.
Border Patrol agents observed a low flying ultralight aircraft in the area of Highway 111 and Jasper Road at approximately 1 am Saturday morning. When agents responded to the area they found a duffle bag and metal basket in the road. In the duffle were packages wrapped in cellophane. Those packages contained what was later tested to be methamphetamine.