Woman caught with heroin at Port of San Luis

Heroin

Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection

CBP officers assigned to the Port of San Luis removed the transmission of a smuggling vehicle to remove 13 packages of heroin.

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by Jennifer Thomas

azfamily.com

Posted on April 24, 2014 at 1:22 PM

Updated Monday, Apr 28 at 6:43 PM

SAN LUIS, Ariz. – A woman was caught trying to smuggle more than 26 pounds of heroin through the Port of San Luis, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Officers referred Pauline Stephany Calderon-Aguirre, a Mexican national, for additional inspection of her Ford truck on Tuesday.

A K-9 alerted to the presence of drugs and officers removed 13 packages of heroin from within the transmission. The drugs are worth an estimated $360,000.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicle.

Calderon was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.
 

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