US flag Official website of the Department of Homeland Security

Archived Content

In an effort to keep CBP.gov current, the archive contains content from a previous administration or is otherwise outdated.

CBP Officers Seize Gaming System Filled with Drugs

Release Date: 
September 16, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 16-year-old male on Sept. 15 after finding more than 3 pounds of methamphetamine, worth almost $10,000, inside an Xbox gaming system.

Officers at the Morley Pedestrian crossing discovered more than 3 pounds of meth when they opened up an Xbox gaming system
Officers at the Morley Pedestrian
crossing discovered more than 3 pounds
of meth when they opened up an Xbox
gaming system.

Officers referred the teen, a resident of Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, for further questioning when he attempted to enter the U.S. through the Morley Pedestrian crossing. Officers found the drugs after a CBP narcotics-detection canine alerted to the gaming system. 

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

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017