(CBP Officers seize meth and heroin)…Woman arrested in the failed smuggling attempt.
Officers at the San Luis Port of Entry had referred a 24 year old woman for additional questioning as she attempted to cross the border recently. A CBP Canine alerted to the Chevy SUV the woman was driving. A detailed search of the vehicle resulted in the discovery of about 113 pounds of methamphetamine, worth nearly $338,000, and approximately five pounds of heroin, worth more than $86,000, hidden throughout the vehicle. The woman was arrested and turned over to ICE Homeland Security Investigations. The Customs and Border Protection seized the vehicle and the narcotics.