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Naco CBP Officers Arrest Drug Smuggler

Release Date: 
December 4, 2018

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Naco, Arizona, prevented a US citizen from smuggling almost 75 pounds of marijuana through the port on Friday.

Ofrficers removed packages of marijuana from throughout a smuggling vehicle
Officers removed packages of
marijuana from throughout a
smuggling vehicle

Officers referred a 27-year-old woman for a secondary inspection of her Hyundai SUV Friday morning. During a search, officers discovered and removed more than 70 packages of marijuana from throughout the vehicle, worth $37,000.

More than 70 packages of marijuana were removed from a smuggling vehicle by CBP officers at the Port of Naco
More than 70 packages of marijuana
were removed from a smuggling
vehicle by CBP officers at the Port
of Naco

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

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December 4, 2018