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Lukeville CBP Officers Seize Firearm Components

Release Date: 
March 8, 2016
A handgun and ammunition magazine were discovered by CBP officers at the Port of Lukeville

A handgun and ammunition magazine were discovered by CBP officers at the Port of Lukeville.

TUCSON, Ariz. — A male Mexican national was arrested Friday (March 4) for attempting to smuggle nine separate parts of firearms into Mexico through the Port of Lukeville.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers conducting outbound inspections selected a Ford truck driven by a 28-year-old Mexican national from Ahome, Sinaloa, Mexico, for further inspection. During the search, officers found an assortment of nine firearm components.

The illegal contraband was seized. The case have been referred to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations for further investigation.   

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017