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CALEXICO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized 27 pounds of cocaine, seven pounds of hashish and six pounds of methamphetamine at Calexico East port of entry monday morning and arrested a United States citizen, according to a CBP release.

The narcotics were discovered inside a red Dodge Ram pick-up truck after the 49-year-old driver was refered for further inspection.

The truck was also seized by CBP and the driver was taken to the Imperial County Jail where is is awaiting arraignment.

The press release said that the combined street value of the narcotics is approximately $259,600.

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