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Border Patrol Seizes Drugs, Cash in Abandoned Vehicle Near Checkpoint in Maine

August 14, 2019

U.S. Border Patrol agents found 146 grams of methamphetamine, about 90 grams of an unidentified white powder, and $29,000 in cash in a Ford Mustang abandoned by the side of the highway near an immigration checkpoint in Sherman, Maine, the Border Patrol said.

The Border Patrol seized the drugs, cash, and vehicle on Monday, August 12, according to The County, which covers Aroostook County in northern Maine.

U.S. Border Patrol announced the seizures in a press release Wednesday, August 14.

Sherman is a town of about 850 people about a 39-mile drive southwest of the border town of Houlton, Maine along Route I-95.

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