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El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized nearly 165 pounds of methamphetamine and cocaine smuggled into the U.S. on an ultralight aircraft. The agents found the nearly half-million dollars worth of drugs north of the California-Mexico border.
Calexico Station Border Patrol agents working in the city of Calexico, California, on December 3 heard a loud noise coming from the sky. The agents contacted the station’s Remove Video Surveillance System operators for assistance, according to information obtained from El Centro Sector Border Patrol officials.
Surveillance operators confirmed that an Ultralight Aircraft (ULA) illegally entered U.S. airspace from Mexico, officials reported. The surveillance team worked with the agents to pinpoint where the ULA descended and came back up.
Agents went to the area and conducted a search which led to the …