SAN DIEGO (KSWB) — Border patrol brokers discovered a drone Sunday with a kilo of meth taped to it on prime of a enterprise in San Ysidro, a San Diego district simply north of the border with Mexico.
Chief Patrol Agent Aaron M. Heitke shared images of the drone and medicines on Twitter. He stated somebody referred to as Border Patrol to report a drone crashed on the roof of a enterprise near the border.
Nexstar’s KSWB talked with Border Patrol brokers in January about an increasing number of drones seen flying over properties in San Ysidro.
“I see them on a regular basis,” one neighbor stated. “I additionally see individuals in automobiles that simply sit there for hours, it seems to be unusual.”
Brokers stated utilizing drones to smuggle medication isn’t unusual, however they’re seeing a slight uptick in latest months.
“They’re utilizing the quilt of evening largely to smuggle unlawful contraband into the U.S.,” Agent Justin Castrejon stated.
The unlawful cargo may be cocaine, meth and different substances. Border Patrol is asking residents to report any sightings, within the sky and on their streets.