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Naco CBP Officers Intercept Drug Smuggler

Release Date: 
January 16, 2018

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Naco, Arizona, prevented a Tucson resident from smuggling more than two pounds of marijuana on Saturday.

Officers at the Port of Naco searched a woman who was crossing through a pedestrian lane, which resulted in them finding she was carrying marijuana around her waist
Officers at the Port of Naco searched a
woman who was crossing through a
pedestrian lane, which resulted in them
finding she was carrying marijuana
around her waist

Officers at the Naco port pedestrian lanes referred a 26-year-old woman for a secondary inspection when she attempted to cross into the U.S. The woman was found to be carrying packages of marijuana affixed to her stomach.

Officers seized the drugs, worth more than $1,100. The subject was arrested and then turned over to the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office for prosecution.

Last modified: 
January 16, 2018