Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Somerton Man Arrested With 38 Pounds Of Meth In Gas Tank

handcuffs2United States Customs and Border Protection officers busted a Somerton man with more than 38 pounds of methamphetamine at the San Luis port. 

37-year-old Victor Manuel Navarro's Ford truck was stopped after a drug-sniffing dog alerted officers of the possible presence of drugs.  30 packages of methamphetamine were stashed inside the vehicle’s gas tank, valued at more than $595,000. 

Navarro was turned over to United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.

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