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San Luis CBP Officers Seize $64K in Meth

Release Date: 
March 3, 2015

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a San Luis, Arizona woman Friday after finding more than 21 pounds of meth in her vehicle Friday at the Port of San Luis.

CBP officers at the Port of San Luis located a compartment within the floorboard of a smuggling vehicle, where smugglers hid more than 21 pounds of meth

CBP officers at the Port of San Luis located a compartment within the floorboard of a smuggling vehicle, where smugglers hid more than 21 pounds of meth.

Officers selected Elsa Martinez-Nunez, 24, for further inspection of her Jeep when she attempted to enter the United States. During the inspection, officers found 21 packages of meth valued in excess of $64,000.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicle, and referred Martinez to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017