TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of San Luis arrested a 31-year-old man when he attempted to enter the U.S. on April 13 with more than $59,000 worth of methamphetamine in his vehicle.
Officers conducting a secondary inspection of a Chevrolet truck, driven by Victor Manuel Macedo Jr., a U.S. citizen presently living in San Luis, Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, discovered nearly 20 pounds of meth within a stereo speaker box.
Officers seized the drugs and vehicle, and referred the subject 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.