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San Luis CBP Nabs Smuggler With $35K in Meth

Release Date: 
December 8, 2014
 CBP officers located $35,000 worth of meth within the floorboard of a Pontiac sedan

CBP officers located $35,000 worth of meth within the floorboard of a Pontiac sedan.

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Yuma, Arizona man Dec. 6 for attempting to smuggle nearly 12 pounds of methamphetamine into the United States.

Herman Martinez Parada, 24, was apprehended at the Port of San Luis after officers found 11 packages of crystal meth within the rear floorboard of his Pontiac sedan.

Officers seized the drugs, worth more than $35,000, and vehicle. Parada was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.   

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017