Los Angeles man arrested at SFO on suspicion of smuggling drugs

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – A 23-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested late last month at San Francisco International Airport after he tried to board an international flight with two suitcases full of drugs, according to authorities.

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Transportation Security Administration agents discovered roughly 13.2 pounds of methamphetamine in the suitcases during a routine screening on June 27, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

The man the suitcases belonged to had purchased a ticket from SFO to Australia and “intended to smuggle the methamphetamine there,” according to the sheriff’s office.

The case was handed over to the sheriff’s office, which is responsible for criminal investigations at SFO.

Deputies arrested the man and booked him into county jail on charges related to transportation of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine and burglary.

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Source:: The Mercury News – Entertainment


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