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Meth Seized by Officers at Port of San Luis

Release Date: 
February 28, 2017

Officers discovered multiple packages of meth within the center hump of a smuggling vehicle
Officers discovered multiple packages
of meth within the center hump of a
smuggling vehicle

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of San Luis arrested a 38-year-old Mexican woman after finding nearly 30 pounds of methamphetamine in her vehicle when she attempted to enter the United States on Feb. 24.

Officers working with a CBP narcotics-detection canine located the drugs, valued at approximately $78,000, in the vehicle’s center console.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicle and turned the woman over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
March 1, 2017