Agents Find 23 Packages of Drugs in Child Car Seat, Stroller in Murrieta: Border Patrol

The U.S. Border Patrol says agents arrested a woman in California after finding drugs in her child's car safety seat.

car seat and stroller in Murrieta on on June 12, 2019. (Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Border Patrol agents found 23 packages
of narcotics hidden inside a child’s
car seat and stroller in Murrieta on on June 12, 2019. (Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

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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