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San Luis CBP Nabs Smuggler With $31K in Meth

Release Date: 
November 4, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Yuma, Arizona man Oct. 31 for attempting to smuggle more than 10 pounds of methamphetamine into the United States.

CBP officers located and seized ten packages of meth within the front of the vehicle frame

CBP officers located and seized ten packages of meth within the front of the vehicle frame.

Joel Omar Celaya, 22, was apprehended at the Port of San Luis after officers found 10 packages of crystal meth in the front frame of his vehicle.

Officers seized the drugs, worth more than $31,000, and vehicle. Celaya was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.   

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017