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U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seize 314 pounds of drugs, capture 14 fugitives

Posted: 4:26 PM, Nov 06, 2017
Updated: 2017-11-07 00:26:35Z

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers over the weekend seized 314 pounds of narcotics and captured 14 fugitives.

Officers intercepted 181 pounds of methamphetamine, 55 pounds of cocaine, 11 pounds of heroin, 31 pounds of fentanyl and 36 pounds of marijuana.

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It total, officials say the drugs are worth more than $2.4 million. The drugs were found hidden in several places including inside vehicle doors, seats, a gas tank and a speaker box.

The 14 fugitives were arrested for charges that include parole violations, robbery, assault and failure to appear in court.