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Nogales CBP Officers Seize $2.3 Million in Marijuana

Release Date: 
October 27, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Mariposa Cargo Facility seized more than $2.3 million in marijuana – 4,661 pounds – from a male Mexican national Friday when he attempted to enter the United States through the Port of Nogales.

A total of 200 bundles of marijuana are removed from a commercial load of electrical goods

A total of 200 bundles of marijuana are removed from a commercial load of electrical goods.

Officers found the load in a tractor-trailer driven by Carlos Munoz-Munoz, 35, following a positive alert by a CBP narcotics detection canine. The vehicle and drugs were seized. Munoz was referred to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017