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San Luis CBP Officers Nab Meth Smuggler

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TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of San Luis arrested a 20-year-old woman after finding almost 40 pounds of methamphetamine, worth close to $121,000, in her Buick SUV Saturday morning.

Officers removed packages of meth from the center console as well as the rear quarter panels of a smuggling vehicle
Officers removed packages of meth
from the center console as well as the
rear quarter panels of a smuggling
vehicle

Officers referred the woman, identified as a U.S. citizen living in Mexico, for further inspection of her vehicle as she was entering the country. During the inspection, officers found the drugs in the vehicle’s quarter panels and the center console.

Officers arrested the suspect for narcotics smuggling and turned her over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations. The drugs and vehicle were seized.

Last Modified: February 3, 2021