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CBP arrests San Luis resident attempting to smuggle meth


YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY)- Border Patrol agents seized 22 packages of methamphetamine from a local San Luis resident Tuesday evening.

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection said, agents, pulled over an SUV driving through a commonly used smuggling route. 

Agents said a canine alerted to the vehicle.

After searching the vehicle agents found packages of meth in a rear quarter panel. CBP said the drugs are worth more than $52,000.

The driver, a 31-year-old male U.S. citizen, was arrested for the transportation of a controlled substance. The vehicle and drugs were seized.

Crime / Top Stories / Yuma County

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