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NOTICE: Due to the lapse in federal funding, this website will not be actively managed. This website was last updated on December 21, 2018 and will not be updated until after funding is enacted. As such, information on this website may not be up to date. Transactions submitted via this website might not be processed and we will not be able to respond to inquiries until after appropriations are enacted.


Aviso del impacto de la interrupción de fondos federales en las operaciones del sitio web del Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés)

AVISO:  A causa de la interrupción de fondos federales, este sitio de web no será administrado activamente. La última actualización a este sitio web se realizó el 21 de diciembre de 2018 y no se harán más actualizaciones hasta que el gobierno reanude operaciones; por ende, puede que el sitio web no refleje la información más reciente. Es posible que no podamos procesar transacciones ni responder a
preguntas hasta que se reanuden operaciones.

San Luis CBP Officers Catch Woman Using Her Child to Smuggle Cocaine

Release Date: 
April 16, 2018

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a mother Friday in connection to a failed drug smuggling attempt involving the use of her 12-year-old daughter, at Arizona’s Port of San Luis.

A 12-year-old girl was found to have 2 pounds of cocaine wrapped around her torso
A 12-year-old girl was found to
have 2 pounds of cocaine wrapped
around her torso

Officers referred a 35-year-old woman and her 3 minor children for an additional search of a Nissan hatchback as they attempted to enter the U.S. from Mexico on Friday afternoon. A CBP canine alert to the 12-year-old daughter, led officers to discover more than 2 pounds of cocaine, worth almost $24,000 wrapped around her torso.

CBP officers seized the vehicle as well as the drugs. The case was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
April 17, 2018