NOGALES, Ariz. — A Mexican national is in custody following a seizure of 3.5 pounds of liquid methamphetamine at the Port of Nogales on Oct. 2.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Dennis DeConcini crossing referred a 25-year-old woman for additional inspection of her Ford Mustang. A routine inspection of the vehicle led to the discovery a gallon container of the drug worth more than $10,000.
Officers seized the vehicle and meth, and referred the subject to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.