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San Luis CBP Officers Seize Nearly $50,000 in Meth

Release Date: 
May 19, 2015
30 packages of meth seized from smuggling vehicle

Officers at the Port of San Luis seized more than 30 packages of meth from a smuggling vehicle.

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Mexican man May 16 attempting to enter the U.S. through the Port of San Luis with almost $50,000 worth of methamphetamine.

After officers selected a GMC SUV, driven by Juan Francisco Nunez-Felix, 46, of San Luis, Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, for further inspection, they found hidden compartments within the vehicle’s rocker panels containing 34 packages of methamphetamine weighing nearly 17 pounds.

Officers processed the vehicle and drugs for seizure, and referred Nunez to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017