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San Luis CBP Officers Intercept Cocaine Smuggler

Release Date: 
December 15, 2017

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of San Luis arrested a Yuma resident and seized more than 38 pounds of cocaine Wednesday morning.

Officers at the Port of San Luis seized over 38 pounds of cocaine on Wednesday
Officers at the Port of San Luis seized
over 38 pounds of cocaine on
Wednesday

 

Officers referred the 30-year-old man and his Nissan crossover for an additional search as he entered the United States through the port. When a CBP narcotics detection canine searched the vehicle, it alerted to the rear bumper. More than a dozen packages of cocaine, worth more than $431,000 were removed.

 

The suspect was arrested and turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations, and seized the vehicle and drugs.

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December 15, 2017