- Associated Press - Friday, January 24, 2014

CALEXICO, Calif. (AP) - In a story Jan. 18 about the seizure of 33 pounds of cocaine from a car dashboard in Calexico, Calif., The Associated Press reported erroneously the agency that found the drug. It was the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, not the Border Patrol.

A corrected version of the story is below:

33 pounds of cocaine found in dashboard

33 pounds of cocaine hidden in dashboard seized at US-Mexico border

CALEXICO, Calif. (AP) - Border inspectors have seized a stash of cocaine hidden in a car dashboard at the Calexico crossing with Mexico.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers stopped a Chrysler 200 sedan Wednesday and recovered more than 33 pounds of cocaine.

The Imperial Valley Press (https://bit.ly/1fJDdDp ) reports the drug was wrapped in 14 packages and had an estimated street value of $331,000.

Jaime Lopez Jr., of San Ysidro, was arrested and booked into jail. According to a court complaint, Lopez was supposed to leave the car in a restaurant parking lot and then cross into Mexicali to deliver the keys and get paid.

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