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Nogales CBP Officers Seize $126K in Meth

Release Date: 
March 28, 2017

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 35-year-old Mexican man after finding approximately $126,000 worth of methamphetamine in his PT Cruiser at the Port of Nogales’ DeConcini crossing Friday.

CBP officers from the Port of Nogales seized nearly 40 packages of meth from within a smuggling vehicle
CBP officers from the Port of Nogales seized
nearly 40 packages of meth from within
a smuggling vehicle

Officers had referred the man for further inspection of his vehicle when they found more than 42 pounds of meth within the rear quarter panels and in the windshield wiper reservoir.

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

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March 28, 2017