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.
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.
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.