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Have Guns, Will ‘Not’ Travel…to Mexico

Release Date: 
May 5, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested one man May 4 for attempting to smuggle three handguns – with magazines – into Mexico through the Port of Nogales.

Three handguns were recovered from a hidden compartment within a luxury crossover before it crossed into Mexico

Three handguns were recovered from a hidden compartment within a luxury crossover before it crossed into Mexico

Officers selected an southbound Audi Crossover, driven by a 37-year-old Mexican national, for a secondary inspection and found two 9 mm Berettas and a .38-caliber Colt hidden under the vehicle’s front seat.

Officers seized the vehicle and contraband, and referred the subject to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.   

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017