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Border Patrol Nabs Alleged Liquid Meth Smuggler

A large freezer bag allegedly containing approximately 8.3 pounds of liquid methamphetamine was discovered hidden in a gas tank at the I-15 Border Patrol checkpoint south of Temecula.

A suspected drug smuggler was taken into custody Wednesday at the U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint on Interstate 15, south of Temecula, when agents allegedly found a large quantity of liquid methamphetamine hidden in his car.

Agents stopped the suspect, a 35-year-old male Mexican national, at about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday as he approached the checkpoint in a red 2008 Ford Fiesta, according to U.S. Border Patrol Agent Scott E. Simon.

"Agents became suspicious of the man’s nervous demeanor and referred him for a secondary inspection," said Simon, in a news release.

Border Patrol K9 team performed a cursory inspection of the Ford, resulting in an alert, he said.

Agents searched the car and discovered a large freezer bag inside of the gas tank containing a yellowish liquid, he said.

"The fluid in the bag tested positive for liquid methamphetamine and weighed a total of 8.38 pounds with an estimated street value of $167,600," Simon said.

The suspected smuggler and narcotics were taken into custody and turned over to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department for further investigation, he said.

The car was seized by the U.S. Border Patrol.

Teller of Truth August 23, 2012 at 11:14 PM
How combustible do you think that bag is?
Constant Comment August 23, 2012 at 11:30 PM
I bet VINCE knows? How about it Vince? If that guy dropped that bag, would the whole check point blow up? Shouldn't he at least be wearing a hasmat suit? Is this why the (alleged) hispanic fellow was deemed to be nervous? Whats your take? }~)
BLUESGUITAR777 August 24, 2012 at 03:43 AM
CC - Be nice... lol
MB1 August 24, 2012 at 02:38 PM
Good catch!!
Vince August 24, 2012 at 03:31 PM
Sorry CC....not my area of expertise---but what I am amazed at, is that the dog could alert on a Zip Lock in a fuel tank...seems like the fumes of the gasoline woulda masked the fumes of the speed...BUT, you probably know something about "gas fumes", since rumor has it that you were once arrested for sniffing bicycle seats in a park...and ONLY the ones with crossbars taboot...If that is so, I s'pose one could call you a "purist" thanks to your singling out only bikes with crossbars, yeah maybe huh?
Constant Comment August 24, 2012 at 04:03 PM
Ok Vince, I was trying to be nice. There was nothing dubious about any of my questions. I wasn't being sarcastic in my quest for some knowledge about something I knew nothing about. I thought you would know the answers cause you seem to know an awful lot. But all you sling back are your un called for barbs. Whats up with that?
Vince August 24, 2012 at 05:19 PM
Golly gee williker's CC, "what's up with that" is what one could refer to as: "conditioning"...Now, how many times have you called me a TWEEKER on Threads? And please correct me if my Terminal CRS effects my memory, but isn't liquid meth The Nectar of The Tweekers? Cause and effect at work here, I would say...yeah? And quite honestly, I have been trying to be nice, or at the least more tolerant of you and your shadow there, ol' Tot---and that not so much out of the goodness of my heart, but mostly because you two are not very good at matching wits with me...and it has gotten to the point where I fear that OTHER visitor's may come to believe that I am picking on a coupla water-head 'tardo's as I go about DEFENDING myself from your embarrassingly inadequate attacks---which isn't a fair assessment of what you fella's toss at me, anyway...because it is more like LIMP WRISTED ATTEMPTED ATTACKS...And you lil' Gladiator's pretty much ALWAYS "throw the first blow"---as seen above. And trust me, because it IS one thing I know about, so trust me when I tell ya, YOU, and Tot are not very good at battling on a Board----you got's NO style, no creativity, NO grasp of subtle, and twix't the lines HUMOR---and on top of that I fear you two are taking things personal, and THAT is not a good thing to allow to happen to your psyche on The Net. Cont.
Vince August 24, 2012 at 05:20 PM
Cont.: So, my best suggestion to you is, set aside whatever PERSONAL DISLIKE you may have cultivated for ol' Uncle Vinny here, stop turning near every Thread I comment on into an insult-fest, keep yer "weak zingers" to yourself---and try best ya can to approach these Threads as I do, and that is simply as a source of information that may be worth a look-see, a place to interact with other folks exchanging ideas, AND a source of entertainment thanks to "hams" like me...
Teller of Truth August 24, 2012 at 05:49 PM
Ok Vince, can't say that we didn't at least try to turn it around. I guess that for some reasons of your own, you feel a little threatened with a need to lash out. Thats fine. I understand. You say that you have to "throw the first blow", like its a battle of some sort. Its not a battle here Vince. There's no need to take things so personal & be so defensive. No body is infringinging on your story telling either. I don't have a personal dislike for you as you claim. I could really care less. In the future try not to drag me into your attacks & I will definately not ask you any questions. Deal?
Constant Comment August 24, 2012 at 06:00 PM
Yep Vince, I don't think I'll be corresponding with you either. Your attack was uncalled for.
WorkingMom August 24, 2012 at 07:01 PM
I took it as an insult against you when I first read it.
Teller of Truth August 24, 2012 at 07:15 PM
@ Workingmom, Then can you answer all of the questions that were set forth? Vince has a vast knowledge of lots of topics. Perhaps you took the 'questions' as an 'insult' because you are negative & cynical? In any case, the retort was uncalled for.
Vince August 24, 2012 at 07:28 PM
Say it ain't so!! You aint ta gonna talk AT me any longer? Woe is me, the walls, the walls, the walls are closing in....the sky is falling, The End Times have arrived as foretold---so if ya'll don't hear back from me, think: "Tribulation". What to do, what to do... And I am sure everyone hereabouts will be saddened that they won't get to witness some fella's argue back on forth on minutia...what will they do now? Oh yeah, they may get hauled off in The Tribulation too....leastways SOME of 'em. Gonna go pack my toothbrush, since maybe my tooth will still be needin' some polishin' from to time, that is, so long as they's some chick's goin' along on the trip too...gotta dazzle 'em with that tooth ya know! Since it don't matter none at all now, THAT is my secret...The Magic Tooth has hypnotic powers, and that's why chicks dig me as they do...along with a coupla other reasons. See ya on the other side....maybe.
Vince August 24, 2012 at 07:39 PM
And Working Mom, thanks...the thing is, you cannot fool a Mom: A father gets babysitting duties while mom goes shopping, Dad's little 2 year old daughter is playing quietly with her new tea set...she brings dad a few "cups of tea" as he watches football....he barely takes his eyes off the screen as he sips his tea, telling his daughter how wonderful it is, knowing full well that it is only water... Several cups later mom comes home...and dad says, "Watch this, it is the cutest thing ever...HONEY, I want another cup of tea?" As the little girl pads down the hallway with the cup in hand, mom says: "Did it ever occur to you that the only water she can reach is in the toilet?"... But you figgered that out already, didn't ya Working Mom? Can't fool 'em nohow...
temelsmur August 24, 2012 at 09:19 PM
A mexican national.... loser! Thank god he got caught!!!
temelsmur August 24, 2012 at 09:20 PM
Do these idiots think they are going to get away with this crap coming thru border patrol? I am sure some do but seriously, throw this ass back into mexico and into prison!!!
Constant Comment August 24, 2012 at 10:56 PM
All legit questions. No insults hurled around. My teacher always told me that there was no such thing as a dumb question if you truly did not know the answer. Do you?
Constant Comment August 24, 2012 at 10:58 PM
@Working Mom, 'IF' I was trying to insult anyone, I can do alot better job than asking a few questions! Give me some credit & give me a break! }~)
Vince August 24, 2012 at 11:32 PM
"@Working Mom, 'IF' I was trying to insult anyone, I can do alot better job than asking a few questions! Give me some credit & give me a break! }~)" What comes to mind here is: "The imbecile doth protest too much." And that due to the fact that you are trying mighty hard to toss up a defense for a position that is indefensible. And yep, you are playing to some people here who have no idea of how many times you have accused me of being a Tweeker on other Threads, or at times I have been characterized (by you) to be a complete drugged out user of whatever the reader can conjure up in their imagination...and so they don't know OUR history---therefore just maybe my reaction, and response to your lame-o meth crap could be lost on them...but now they know the history---and I'll add yet another little snippet for them---since there is something about your continuing DRUG ATTACKS that comes through to me, loud and clear, and it is simply that I corrected you ONCE about my feelings when it comes to crystal, or any drugs in general, and even went as far as to explain to you that I lost my oldest son to speed....and I gotta tell ya, MOST normal people would have backed off the drug BS from that point on, but not you---I think you are driven to prove, beyond a shadow of a doubt, what a moronic A-Hole you truly are...and it does come through loud and clear, so maybe you can put down the megaphone now... Cont.
Vince August 24, 2012 at 11:33 PM
Cont.: Now me on the other hand, I dot yer "I", and then regroup to come back at you from ANOTHER angle, to dot yer "I" once again....Not you though, you only have ONE offense, and that is the stOOpid Tweeker Angle, and quite frankly, the shine wore off'n that 'un FOR EVERYONE, after the first time you utilized it. Trust me.
Diana August 24, 2012 at 11:57 PM
I wish it was as simple as taking him back to Mexico and letting them throw his butt in prison, instead we will arrest him, charge him, spend our tax dollars housing him and putting him through the court system and maybe, just maybe he might be deported, but then this is the very reason that our prisons and jails are over crowded and they are letting prisoners out, because we have toooooo many illegals in there, heck them illegals probably think our jails are like staying at the Hilton compared to Mexico.
none of ur business August 26, 2012 at 04:35 AM
@ diana.. I agree!!
big aunt harry mary September 26, 2012 at 06:39 AM
the problem with sending them back, is the corrupt government there might have been the very ones paying this clown to bring it here... so-- once he's home in mexico, he'll be wise to what they'll be searching for and find a new way to send him back with another fine load of goodies for the demanding public here at home... now if you or i were to cross the border with something so stupid and 4 ounces too much beer in the car, we get to go thru the entire check point, search, and seizure of what ever THEY think they can keep.... pretty fair i think... we get the shaft whether we keep these idiots here or not.. and we pay the price coming and going over the mexican border... but, they sure love our dollars.......

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