TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Port of Douglas arrested Angel David Martinez-Miranda, 19, of Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, on March 2 after discovering almost 4 pounds of methamphetamine concealed in his truck’s battery.
Officers seized the meth, worth nearly $11,000, and the vehicle. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations took custody of Martinez.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.