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San Luis CBP Officers Seize $90K in Meth

Release Date: 
July 2, 2018

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Mexican national Saturday after a failed methamphetamine smuggling attempt at Arizona’s Port of San Luis.

Officers diswcovered 30 pounds of meth, within the frame of a smuggling vehicle
Officers discovered
30 pounds of meth,
within the frame of a
smuggling vehicle

Officers referred a 53-year-old man for additional questioning as he attempted to enter the U.S. from Mexico early Saturday morning in his Ford minivan. After a canine alert, officers discovered nearly 30 pounds of meth, worth nearly $90,000, from the vehicle’s frame.

Smugglers attempted to hide meth from oifficers at the Port of San Luis
Smugglers attempted to hide meth
from officers at the Port of San Luis

CBP officers seized the drugs and vehicle, and the subject was arrested and turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
July 2, 2018