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San Luis CBP Nabs Smuggler with $65K in Meth

Release Date: 
November 7, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a San Luis, Arizona man Nov. 5 for attempting to smuggle nearly 22 pounds of methamphetamine into the United States.

CBP officers at the Port of San Luis located nearly 22 pounds of meth hidden within a vehicle muffler

CBP officers at Port of San Luis located nearly 22 pounds of meth hidden within vehicle muffler.

Martin Yescas, 26, was arrested after a CBP narcotics detection canine alerted the officers to a single package of crystal meth within the muffler of his vehicle.

Officers seized the drugs, worth more than $65,000 as well as the vehicle. Yescas was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.   

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017