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CBP in Arizona Seizes $13.6M in Narcotics, $250K in Cash

Release Date: 
May 25, 2011

Tucson, Ariz. - The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Arizona Joint Field Command seized nearly 26,954 pounds of narcotics with an estimated value of more than $13.6 million and the apprehension of 3,063 illegal aliens at the Arizona border for the period of May 16-22.

The narcotics seizures consisted of more than 25,946 pounds of marijuana, 35 pounds of cocaine, two pounds of heroin and 20 pounds of methamphetamines. CBP also intercepted $248,842 in illegal outbound currency, one revolver, six rounds of ammunition, and seized 41 vehicles used for illicit purposes.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017