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Nogales CBP Officers Arrest Heroin Body Carrier

Release Date: 
December 20, 2018

TUCSON, Ariz. –U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales arrested a United States citizen Tuesday night for attempting to smuggle heroin on her person.  

CBP officers at the DeConcini Crossing referred a 30-year-old woman for further inspection and found one package concealed in her groin area, identified as nearly half a pound of heroin worth more than $12,000.

Officers seized the drugs and arrested the woman.  She was then turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
December 20, 2018