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Naco CBP Officers Arrest Meth Smuggler

Release Date: 
July 2, 2018

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Naco prevented a Mexican national from smuggling almost 41 pounds of methamphetamine into the U.S. on Friday.

Officers discovered packages of meth within the back wall of a smuggling vehicle
Officers discovered packages of meth
within the back wall of a smuggling
vehicle

Officers referred a 30-year-old woman for a secondary inspection of her Chevy truck Friday morning. During a search, officers discovered and removed multiple packages of methamphetamine from the vehicle, worth an estimated $122,000.

Officers seized $122K worth of meth from a smuggling vehicle
Officers seized $122K worth of
meth from a smuggling vehicle

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

Last modified: 
July 2, 2018