NEAR YUMA, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A Mexican citizen is under arrest for attempting to smuggle nearly 32 pounds of methamphetamine into the United States. Customs agents took her into custody Monday at the Port of San Luis.
Customs says they referred 38-year-old Amy Jean Diaz of San Luis, Mexico for an additional inspection of her Ford van. A drug dog smelled trouble, and a further search led to the discovery of 30 packages of methamphetamine hidden throughout the vehicle.
The drugs and vehicle were processed for seizure. Diaz was turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.
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