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Nogales CBP Officers Seize $207K in Hard Drugs

Release Date: 
November 14, 2013

NOGALES, ARIZ.—A local resident was arrested in a weekend smuggling attempt at the Port of Nogales.

A 24-year-old Nogales man was arrested Saturday after officers found more than 13 pounds of methamphetamine, worth more than $207,000, hidden throughout a Scion sedan he was driving through the Dennis DeConcini Port. The drugs were located in the rear cargo compartments as well as in the intake vents near the front windshield.  

The subject was referred to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations. The drugs and vehicle were processed for seizure.


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February 3, 2021