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CBP Nogales Seizes $144K Worth of Hard Drugs

Release Date: 
June 15, 2017

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Nogales seized nearly 50 pounds of methamphetamine Wednesday morning worth approximately $144,000.

Officers removed packages of meth from within the quarter panels of a smuggling vehicle
Officers removed packages of meth from
within the quarter panels of a smuggling vehicle

Officers at the Dennis DeConcini crossing were searching a Chrysler van, driven by a 29-year-old Phoenix woman, when they found multiple packages of the drug inside the quarter panels.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicle. The subject was arrested and turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last published: 
June 15, 2017