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CBP Officers Seize $33K Worth of Methamphetamine

Release Date: 
October 17, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. — A 25-year-old Mexican national was arrested Oct. 12 at the Port of Lukeville in connection with a failed drug-smuggling attempt.

CBP officers located and removed 11 pounds of meth from the spare tire of a smuggling vehicle attempting to cross through the Port of Lukeville.

CBP officers located and removed 11 pounds of meth from the spare tire of a smuggling vehicle attempting to cross through the Port of Lukeville.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers referred Luis Angel Munoz-Gutierrez for additional inspection of his Ford sedan and found 10 bundles of methamphetamine weighing 11 pounds.

Officers processed the drugs, worth an estimated $33,000, and vehicle for seizure and referred Munoz to U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.  

 

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017