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Nogales CBP Officers Seize $77K in Hard Drugs

Release Date: 
March 4, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Mexican national March 2 for attempting to smuggle almost 26 pounds of methamphetamine through the Port of Nogales.CBP officers at the Port of Nogales arrested a Mexican national after a search of a vehicle led to the discovery of $77,000 worth of meth

Officers at the Dennis DeConcini crossing referred a 21-year-old man from Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, for further inspection of his Pontiac sedan and found multiple packages of meth worth nearly $77,000.Multiple packages of meth were removed from a smuggling vehicle at the Port of Nogales

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

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017