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Nogales CBP Officers Seize $41K in Meth

Release Date: 
June 1, 2015

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at the Dennis DeConcini crossing arrested Cecilia Ana Miranda, 38, of Tucson, after finding 11 packages of methamphetamine in her Honda sedan on May 31.

A narcotics-detection canine alerted officers to nearly 14 pounds of meth, valued at more than $41,000, concealed in the vehicle’s firewall.

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

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017