TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of San Luis arrested a 23-year-old man after finding nearly 44 pounds of methamphetamine, worth approximately $131,000, on Aug. 21.
After a CBP narcotics-detection canine alerted to the presence of drugs during a secondary inspection, officers located multiple bundles of meth within the quarter panels of his Honda sedan.
Officers seized the drugs and vehicle, 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.