TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a San Luis, Arizona man Jan. 27 for attempting to smuggle 13.5 pounds of methamphetamine into the United States.
A 39-year-old San Luis, Arizona man was apprehended at the Port of San Luis after officers found 13 packages of crystal meth within the transfer case of his Ford truck.
Officers seized the drugs, worth nearly $40,600 as well as the vehicle. Hernandez was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.