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San Luis CBP Nabs Smuggler with $40K in Meth

Release Date: 
January 29, 2015

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.

CBP officers at the Port of San Luis located and seized more than 13 pounds of meth from within the transfer case of a smuggling vehicle

CBP officers at the Port of San Luis located and seized more than 13 pounds of meth from within the transfer case of a smuggling vehicle.

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.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017