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Nogales CBP Officers Seize $105K in Hard Drugs

Release Date: 
February 6, 2017

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Mexican national attempting to smuggle almost 35 pounds of methamphetamine through the Port of Nogales, Saturday.

Officers at the Port of Nogales removed $105K worth of meth from within the frame of a smuggling vehicle
Officers at the Port of Nogales removed
$105K worth of meth from within the
frame of a smuggling vehicle

Officers at the Dennis DeConcini crossing referred a 33-year-old male from Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, for further inspection of his Pontiac sedan. In the ensuing vehicle search, officers found multiple packages of meth within the vehicle frame valued at $105,000.

CBP officers seized the drugs and vehicle, and turned the subject over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017