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Man Caught at Port of San Luis with Meth

Release Date: 
August 28, 2017

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of San Luis apprehended a United States citizen after finding more than 3 pounds of methamphetamine during a secondary inspection Saturday morning.

A search of a subject disclosed he had taped packages of meth around his thighs
A search of a subject disclosed he had
taped packages of meth around his thighs

Officers at the pedestrian lanes referred a 34-year-old man for a secondary search when he attempted to enter the U.S. from Mexico. During the inspection, a CBP narcotics-detection canine alerted officers to the man’s thighs where they found packages of meth worth almost $10,000.

Officers arrested the suspect for narcotics smuggling, and turned him over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations. CBP officers also seized the drugs.

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August 28, 2017