U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a woman near Oceanside who, along with her 7-year-old child had more than 48 pounds of methamphetamine inside her vehicle.
On Dec. 3 at around 4:05 p.m., border agents who were on routine patrol near the Oceanside Harbor exit on Interstate 5, pulled over a black Kia Forte after they believed the driver’s behavior became suspicious.
Inside the trunk agents discovered a duffle bag with 20 bundles of methamphetamine.
The driver was a 26-year-old Mexican national with a valid B1/B2 tourist visa. She was placed under arrest and faces charges for felony drug trafficking. The minor child with her was placed with local child protective services.
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The drugs found were valued at $92,986 and weighed 48.94 pounds.