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San Luis CBP Officers Seize Meth, Marijuana

July 13th 2012   ·   6 Comments

San Luis, Ariz. — A 38-year-old local woman and a 22-year-old Yuma man were arrested this week for attempting to smuggle narcotics into the United States through the San Luis Port of Entry.

Packages of methamphetamine concealed in the vehicle frame of Hyundai sedan.
Packages of methamphetamine concealed in the vehicle frame of Hyundai sedan.

San Luis resident Laura Luisa Rivas was attempting to enter the United States yesterday when Customs and Border Protection officers referred her for inspection. Following a narcotics detection canine alert for drugs inside the vehicle, officers located 15 packages of methamphetamine in the vehicle frame. The drugs, weighing more than 18 pounds, had an estimated value exceeding $281,000.

Yuma resident Jose Manuel Alvarez was arrested Tuesday for attempting to smuggle nearly 61 pounds of marijuana through the port.

Customs and Border Protection officers referred Alvarez for a secondary inspection of his Chevrolet truck. A routine check of the vehicle led to the discovery of 22 packages of marijuana, weighing nearly 61 pounds and valued at more than $30,000, inside a spare tire.

The drugs and vehicles in both cases were processed for seizure. The subjects were arrested and turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

A version of this column originally appeared in www.cbp.gov.

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Readers Comments (6)

  1. If the Feds payed as much attention to getting the bad guys as they do blocking the good guys from making money, there might not be many bad guys

  2. A job well done for the American public by the men and women in the CBP. Get that **** off our streets.

  3. Way to go boys and girls–again come home safe after the shift is over to your family and the ones who love you.

  4. thats because our smart pres will not send troops down there ,It looks like he wants the enimies to come on in here & help destroy us, & our country. if he was a real leader & protector, he would have had troops down there a long time ago. its the open gate to the U S A.

  5. Ah, yes; the “alien occupier voter importer Constitution & Bill of Right and all around Free Nation rapist”! NEVER, If there was any such thing as copse turning over in their graves the vibrations of that taking place would be at the top of the scale as this Border Patrol training foolishness would have Charles Askins, Bill Jordan, Charles Skelton, Bill Toney and all their fellow REAL Border Patrol OFFERS of years past SPINNING AWAY!NEVER FORGET THE BLISSFULLY IGNORANT DUPES, OF WHICH THERE WERE SOME 65-70,000,000, WHO VOTED THIS ‘TRAVESTY’ INTO OFFICE.





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