(Father and son arrested)…They were caught trying to smuggle Methamphetamine across the Border.
50-year-old Guillermo Marquez Ramirez and his son, 21 year old Guillermo Marquez Alvarado are Tucson, Arizona residents. Customs and Border Protection say the two recently approached the Downtown Calexico Port of Entry in 2004 Jeep Liberty. CBP officers noticed abnormalities in the vehicle’s gas tank. A detector dog alerted to the vehicle and it was sent to the secondary inspection area. A more detailed search resulted in the discovery of 31 packages of methamphetamine in the gas tank. The narcotics weighed 42.95 pounds. Both the father and son were placed under arrest and booked into the County Jail.