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.
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.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.