Large amount of meth seized in Southern California

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Federal authorities have announced a seizure of thousands of pounds of methamphetamine in Southern California.

A truck screened Friday at the U.S.-Mexico border crossing at San Diego’s Otay Mesa contained 3,014 pounds (1,367.1 kilograms) of methamphetamine, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement Sunday.

The truck also contained 64 pounds (29 kilograms) of heroin, 29 pounds (13.1 kilograms) of fentanyl powder and almost 37 pounds (16.7 kilograms) of fentanyl pills, the agency said.

The driver, identified only as a 47-year-old Mexican citizen, was arrested.