San Luis CBP seizes $108,000 in methamphetamine

SanLuisU.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Yuma, Arizona man Nov. 22 after finding more than 36 pounds of methamphetamine, worth in excess of $108,000, within a compartment in the undercarriage of his Ford Expedition.

Pedro Cibrian-Palacios, 44, said he was returning home from a family visit in San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico when officers stopped him at the Port of San Luis to conduct a inspection of his vehicle.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicle, and turned Cibrian over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.