Drone incursion leads to methamphetamine seizure

Drone image for illustrative purposes.

Contributed Article/Courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Contributed Photo/Courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection: A package containing 1.27 pounds of methamphetamine was seized after being dropped by a drone that flew over the border from Mexico.

YUMA – A Wednesday night drone incursion near San Luis, Arizona, led to the discovery of a package containing over one pound of methamphetamine.

The drone was detected entering the United States at approximately 9:30 p.m. and was seen hovering over a field in San Luis before returning to Mexico. Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Yuma station responded to the area and discovered a taped package that contained 1.27 pounds of methamphetamine.

Agents seized the methamphetamine, which has an estimated street value of $2,000.

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