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San Luis CBP Officers Nab Drug Smugglers

Release Date: 
February 13, 2017

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of San Luis recently arrested two Yuma residents this weekend for alleged attempts to smuggle a combined 30 pounds of methamphetamine into the United States.

Officers seized a condom filled with 3 ounces of meth, which the smuggler had hidden inside of her body
Officers seized a condom which contained three
ounces of meth, which the smuggler had hidden
inside of her body

Officers referred the 24-year-old woman for further inspection as she attempted to enter the U.S. via the pedestrian lanes early Friday. The meth concealed inside her body weighed approximately three ounces and worth more than $550.

On Sunday, officers selected a Chevrolet SUV for an additional search after questioning the 35-year-old male driver. A CBP narcotics detection canine then alerted to the vehicle’s spare tire where officers found multiple packages containing nearly 30 pounds of meth worth $900,000.

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February 3, 2021