INDIO, Calif. - 13 On Your Side takes a look at the role Border Patrol checkpoints play in the fight against drugs.
In a special report, we will follow Border Patrol agents at the Highway 86 checkpoint near Indio, Calif.
Border Patrol authorities say checkpoints are vital in the fight to stop the illegal crossing and transporting of drugs.
We’ll see K-9 units alerting to suspicious cars. We’ll watch as agents inspect a car thoroughly. And you might be surprised to find out why a K-9 unit alerted to a particular car.
Watch our exclusive special report, Knocking Out Narcotics on KSWT Wednesday at 6 and 10 p.m.