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Nogales CBP Officers Seize Cocaine Load

Release Date: 
January 29, 2016
More than $276,000 worth of cocaine were seized by CBP officers at the Port of Nogales

More than $276,000 worth of cocaine were seized by CBP officers at the Port of Nogales

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at the DeConcini crossing selected a Chevrolet SUV, driven by Martin Ocano, 51, of Nogales, Ariz., for a secondary inspection and found more than 26 pounds of cocaine worth $276,000.

After seizing his vehicle and drugs, officers arrested Ocano and turned him over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017