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Nogales CBP Officers Seize $125K in Meth

Release Date: 
May 29, 2015

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at the Dennis DeConcini crossing arrested Marco Antonio Rojas-Zamudio, 20, of neighboring Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, after finding 35 packages of methamphetamine in his Chrysler van May 26.CBP officers at the DeConcini crossing located and seized nearly 42 pounds of meth from the headliner of a smuggling vehicleNearly 42 pounds of meth were seized from a vehicle referred for a secondary search on May 26

A narcotics-detection canine alerted officers to nearly 42 pounds of meth, valued at nearly $125,000, concealed in the vehicle’s headliner.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicle, and referred Rojas to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017