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Feb 4, 2013 6:28 PM

38 lbs. of meth found in SUV's frame

The following is a release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection:

SAN LUIS, AZ - A 50-year-old Mexican male was apprehended Saturday for attempting to smuggle nearly 38 pounds of methamphetamine into the United States.

Customs and Border Protection officers and a detection canine discovered the drugs, valued at more than $580,000, in the frame of a Ford SUV driven by Guillermo Eleazar Lopez-Rodriguez.

The drugs and vehicle were seized. Hernandez was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.

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