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San Luis CBP Officers Seize $529K Meth and Heroin

TUCSON, Ariz. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested two in connection to failed smuggling attempts at Arizona’s Port of San Luis.

Officers referred a 24-year-old woman for additional questioning as she attempted to enter the U.S. from Mexico Saturday morning in her Chevy SUV. A CBP canine alerted to an odor it was trained to detect leading officers to discover approximately 113 pounds of meth, worth nearly $338,000; and approximately 5 pounds of heroin, worth more than $86,000 hidden throughout the vehicle.

A combination of meth and heroin were discovered within a smuggling vehicle by CBP officers
A combination of meth and heroin
were discovered within a smuggling
vehicle by CBP officers

On Friday evening, officers referred a 55-year-old man to the vehicle inspection lot. During the inspection, CBP officers discovered nearly 35 pounds of methamphetamine worth almost $105,000 with the assistance of another CBP canine. The drugs were concealed in the vehicles’ seats and rear door.

Officers were led to a drug shipment by a CBP canine
Officers were led to a drug shipment
by a CBP canine

Officers seized the drugs and vehicles and turned those items along with the arrested subjects over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Agents Arrest Body Carriers at Immigration Checkpoint

TUCSON, Ariz. – Nogales Border Patrol agents arrested three commercial shuttle passengers in the past seven days for attempting to smuggle dangerous narcotics through the Interstate 19 Immigration Checkpoint.

The drugs shown were seized from three shuttle passengers over the past week
The drugs shown were seized from
three shuttle passengers over the past
week

On May 2, agents conducting immigration inspections of shuttle passengers discovered a 19-year-old Tucson woman with almost $6,000 worth of heroin concealed near her groin.

Friday, agents arrested a 38-year-old woman from Foley, Alabama, after finding her in possession of close to $6,000 worth of cocaine.

Yesterday, agents found two packages of heroin, worth close to $10,000, hidden on a 14-year-old boy from Nogales, Arizona.

All three subjects, identified as United States citizens, were arrested and charged with narcotics smuggling. The cases were turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Convicted Sex Offender Arrested in Calexico

 CALEXICO, Calif. – Border Patrol agents arrested a convicted sex offender near downtown Calexico suspected of making an illegal entry into the United States on Friday.
Clemente Zazueta Lizarraga
Agents arrested Zazueta
after he entered the
United States illegally.

Around 11 pm, agents observed the man jump over the international border fence and was arrested shortly after. The mas was transported to El Centro Station for identification and processing.

Record checks identified the man as Clemente Zazueta Lizarraga, a 37-year-old Mexican national. Agents learned Zazueta had been previously arrested for Mischievous/Lewd or Lascivious Acts with a Minor and a count of second-degree burglary in Merced County in Nov. 2005. Ultimately, Zazueta was convicted and received 12 months in jail and 36 months probation.

Zazueta was processed for Re-Entry After Removal.

“On a daily basis, our agents continue to arrest and remove threats like this from our communities,” said Assistant Chief Patrol Agent David S. Kim.

In fiscal year 2018, El Centro Sector has arrested 15 sex offenders.

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