San Luis, Arizona - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of San Luis arrested a U.S. Citizen attempting to smuggle $156,000 in methamphetamine on Thursday.

Officers removed and seized more than 52 pounds of the drug from the rocker panels of a Ford sedan driven by the 47-year-old male after a CBP narcotics detection canine alerted to the vehicle. In addition officers seized the drugs and vehicle, while the subject was arrested and turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.