Meth Smuggler Stopped by San Luis CBP Officers
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Phoenix resident Sunday in connection to a failed smuggling attempt at Arizona’s Port of San Luis.
Officers referred a 58-year-old man for an additional search of his Nissan sedan as he attempted to enter the U.S. from Mexico Sunday evening. A CBP canine alert to the center console and undercarriage, leading officers to discover more than 27 pounds of methamphetamine, worth approximately $82,000.
CBP officers seized the vehicle and drugs. The subject was arrested and turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.