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San Luis CBP Nab Yuma Man Found With Cocaine

Release Date: 
September 30, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. – A Yuma man arrested Sept. 29 at the Port of San Luis was attempting to enter the United States with more than 30 pounds of cocaine in the floor of his Ford truck.

 CBP officers from the Port of San Luis located and seized more than 30 pounds of cocaine from the flooring of a smuggling vehicle.

CBP officers from the Port of San Luis located and seized more than 30 pounds of cocaine from the flooring of a smuggling vehicle.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers detained Sergio Romero, 56, after a CBP narcotics detection canine alerted to 12 packages of cocaine valued in excess of $317,000.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicle, and referred Romero to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017