Two arrested for alleged drug smuggling.
Two Mexicali men were arrested for alleged drug offenses at the Highway 86 Border Patrol checkpoint on Friday, stated Imperial County Sheriff’s Office arrest records.
Oscar Felix-Aguilar, 22, and Luis Montoya, 21, were arrested at 2 p.m. Friday by county sheriff’s deputies at the checkpoint and both were booked into county jail on suspicion of transporting or selling a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance for sale, stated the arrest records.
Deputies were requested after 5.5 pounds of methamphetamine was found, stated county Sheriff’s Office activity logs.
Aguilar and Montoya were held on a $250,000 bail each for the two alleged felony offenses, stated arrest records.