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CBP Officers Seize $152K Worth of Methamphetamine

Release Date: 
May 30, 2019

TUCSON, Ariz. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, officers at the Port of Nogales seized nearly 51 pounds of methamphetamine Tuesday.

Nearly 51 pounds of meth were seized Tuesday by officers at the Dennis DeConcini Crossing
Nearly 51 pounds of meth were seized
Tuesday by officers at the Dennis
DeConcini Crossing

CBP Officers at the Dennis DeConcini Crossing referred a 29-year-old Mexican man for further inspection when he attempted to enter the U.S. from Mexico early Tuesday morning. After a CBP narcotics detection canine alerted to a scent it is trained to detect, officers searching his Nissan sedan located packages of drugs within all four doors of the vehicle. The packages were identified as nearly 51 pounds of meth, with an estimated value of more than $152,000.

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

 

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May 30, 2019