U.S. Border Patrol agents arrest teen for allegedly using remote-controlled car to transport meth

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Thursday, November 21, 2019
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U.S. Border Patrol agents in San Diego arrested a 16-year-old boy for allegedly using a remote-controlled car to transport meth across the border.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KABC) -- U.S. Border Patrol agents in San Diego arrested a 16-year-old boy for allegedly using a remote-controlled car to transport meth across the border.

Border patrol agents spotted the teen Sunday night near the U.S.-Mexico border.

Agents said the teen - a U.S. citizen - was found with a remote-controlled car and two large duffel bags filled with over 55 pounds of meth.

The drugs carried an estimated street value of nearly $107,000.

The boy was arrested and is facing drug smuggling charges.