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Police in California find drugs in child car seat, stroller

June 27, 2019

MURRIETA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says agents arrested a woman in California after finding drugs in her child’s car safety seat.

The Press-Enterprise reported Wednesday that the 25-year-old woman was arrested in Murrieta June 12.

A vehicle search found 23 packages containing methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin in the safety seat and a stroller.

Authorities declined to identify her, citing an ongoing investigation.

The newspaper says she was not charged and was released.

Authorities say they stopped a car driven by a man with two women and three children.

Agents confiscated 32.1 pounds (15 kilograms) of meth, 2.31 pounds (1.05 kilograms) of cocaine, and 4.55 pounds (2.06 kilograms) of heroin with a combined street value of $101,680.

The children were put in the care of an aunt in another car.

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Information from: The Press-Enterprise, http://www.pe.com

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