Nogales CBP Officers Seize $340K in Cocaine
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Nogales seized 30 pounds of cocaine Wednesday afternoon worth approximately $340,000.
Officers at the Mariposa crossing were searching a Pontiac sedan, driven by a 41-year-old Tucson man attempting to enter the country, when a CBP narcotics-detection canine alerted to multiple packages of cocaine beneath the vehicle’s seats.
Officers seized the drugs and vehicle. The subject was arrested and turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.