Woman caught with heroin at Port of San Luis

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CBP officers assigned to the Port of San Luis removed the transmission of a smuggling vehicle to remove 13 packages of heroin. By Jennifer Thomas CBP officers assigned to the Port of San Luis removed the transmission of a smuggling vehicle to remove 13 packages of heroin. By Jennifer Thomas
The transmission of a smuggling vehicle was removed by CBP officers in San Luis, Ariz., to remove packages of heroin concealed inside of it. By Jennifer Thomas The transmission of a smuggling vehicle was removed by CBP officers in San Luis, Ariz., to remove packages of heroin concealed inside of it. By Jennifer Thomas
More than 26 pounds of heroin were seized by CBP officers at the Port of San Luis. By Jennifer Thomas More than 26 pounds of heroin were seized by CBP officers at the Port of San Luis. By Jennifer Thomas

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.