Man busted trying to smuggle $215,000 in meth through San Luis

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Man busted trying to smuggle $215,000 in meth through San Luis

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SAN LUIS, Ariz. (KSWT News 13) - A man was busted trying to smuggle $215,000 worth in meth through the San Luis Port of Entry.

Customs and Border Protection officers referred 34-year-old Ricardo Martinez to go through secondary inspection.

A drug-sniffing dog alerted the officers to a hidden compartment underneath the engine of the Lexus sedan Martinez was driving, where they found 19 pounds of meth in 10 packages.

Martinez was turned over to Homeland Security Investigations, and the drugs and car were seized.

 

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