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LAPR Arrested for Smuggling Methamphetamine at Checkpoint

Release Date: 
June 22, 2018

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate 8 Immigration Checkpoint arrested a Lawfully Admitted for Permanent Residence (LAPR) male from Mexico after he attempted to smuggle five packages of methamphetamine on Thursday.

Agents seized nearly $10K worth of meth from a smuggling vehicle
Agents seized nearly $10K worth of
meth from a smuggling vehicle

At approximately 8:30 a.m., Wellton Station agents referred a black 2012 Buick four-door sedan to the secondary inspection area after a Border Patrol K-9 in the primary inspection lane positively alerted to an odor it was trained to detect. Agents discovered 3.2 pounds of methamphetamine in the driver’s side rear quarter panel of the vehicle. The narcotics are worth $9,800.

The male driver, a 35-year-old LAPR residing in San Luis, was arrested. The vehicle and all contraband were seized.

Last modified: 
June 25, 2018