Border Patrol K-9 Sniffs Out Meth In Stuffed Toy Dog

(U.S. Customs and Border Control)

A K-9 officer sniffed out drugs inside of a plush toy dog at an immigration checkpoint in California this week.

On Wednesday, a Dodge Charger was referred for secondary inspection Blythe, California, after the canine alerted U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents to an odor it has been trained to detect.

 

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The agents subsequently found two pounds of methamphetamine in a stuffed toy dog during a search of the vehicle.

Three small bags of meth were also found in the passenger's purse, authorities said.

 

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In total, the drugs were worth $6,000, according to a report.

Two U.S. citizens were arrested.