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San Luis CBP Officers Seize $123K in Meth

Release Date: 
May 15, 2017

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of San Luis arrested a U.S. citizen attempting to smuggle 41 pounds of methamphetamine during the weekend.

Officers were led to the rear seats of a smuggling vehicle by a narcotics detection canine, where they removed 41 pounds of meth
Officers were led to the rear seats of
a smuggling vehicle by a narcotics
detection canine, where they removed
41 pounds of meth

On Saturday morning, officers referred a 21-year-old man for a secondary inspection of his Nissan sedan. Using a CBP narcotics-detection canine, officers located more than 41 pounds of meth, valued in excess of $123,000, hidden in the vehicle’s rear seats.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicle, and turned the subject over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
May 16, 2017