Heroin, meth discovered in SUV at Border Patrol checkpoint

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(Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Federal officials say a 19-year-old man from San Luis, Arizona, was arrested and approximately 20 pounds each of heroin and methamphetamine seized at a Border Patrol checkpoint on Interstate 8 east of Yuma.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says agents found multiple packages of drugs worth a total of over $400,000 in an SUV on Saturday after being alerted by a sniffing dog.

The arrested man's identity wasn't released.

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