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San Luis CBP Officers Seize $34K Worth of Meth

Release Date: 
August 25, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of San Luis arrested a male Mexican national Aug. 23 after finding more than 11 pounds of methamphetamine, valued at nearly $34,000, his Honda sedan.

CBP officers alerted by a narcotics detection canine removed more than 11 pounds of meth from the frame of a smuggling vehicle
CBP officers alerted by a narcotics detection canine
removed more than 11 pounds of meth from the frame
of a smuggling vehicle

After CBP officers referred the 25-year-old resident of San Luis, Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, for a secondary inspection, a CBP narcotics-detection canine alerted to drugs hidden within the vehicle’s frame.

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

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017