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Man Caught With Meth at San Luis Port

Release Date: 
August 28, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. – A 41-year-old legal alien resident of San Luis, Arizona was caught with more than 10 pounds of methamphetamine during an unsuccessful smuggling attempt Thursday at the Port of San Luis.

ten pounds of methamphetamine that were concealed within the center console, around the base of gearshift of a smuggling vehicle

CBP officers at the Port of San Luis seized ten pounds of methamphetamine that were concealed within the center console, around the base of gearshift of a smuggling vehicle.

After CBP officers selected a Ford station wagon for additional inspection, a narcotics detection canine alerted to the presence of drugs within the vehicle’s center console. Officers searched the area and located 14 packages of meth worth more than $31,000.

The drugs and vehicle were seized. The subject was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017