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San Luis CBP Officers Nab Meth Body Carrier

Release Date: 
October 21, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of San Luis arrested an 18-year-old man, from San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, after finding more than 3 pounds of methamphetamine, valued in excess of $10,000, taped to his body.

A CBP narcotics detection canine assisted officers in locating more than three pounds of meth wrapped around his thighs. The subject had his visa cancelled and he was arrested
A CBP narcotics detection canine assisted
officers in locating more than three
pounds of meth wrapped around his thighs.
The subject had his visa canceled and he
was arrested.

On Tuesday, October 18th, a CBP narcotics detection canine alerted officers to the drugs, resulting in the removal of two packages of methamphetamine wrapped around his thighs.

Officers seized the drugs and referred the subject to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017