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San Luis CBP Officers Seize Meth from Bicycle

Release Date: 
February 3, 2015
CBP officers at the Port of San Luis locate 26 packages of meth concealed within the bike tire tubes of a mountain bike

CBP officers at the Port of San Luis locate 26 packages of meth concealed within the bike tire tubes of a mountain bike.

TUCSON, Ariz. —Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Port of San Luis arrested a 60-year-old Mexican man Jan. 30 for trying to smuggle 26 packages of methamphetamine across the border inside the tires of his mountain bike.

CBP officers referred Martin Orduno-Gamez, of San Luis, Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, for further inspection of the mountain bike he was riding and discovered 5.5 pounds of meth worth $16,500.

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

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017