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San Luis CBP Officers Seize $131K Worth of Meth

Release Date: 
August 22, 2016

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.

CBP officers at the Port of San Luis retrieved multiple packages of meth from within a smuggling vehicle
CBP officers at the Port of San Luis retrieved
multiple packages of meth from within a
smuggling vehicle

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.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017