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Nogales CBP Officers Stop Alleged Meth Smuggler

Release Date: 
January 27, 2016
CBP officers located and seized nearly 39 pounds of meth from within the rear quarter panels.

CBP officers located and seized nearly 39 pounds of meth from within the rear quarter panels.

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Nogales, Ariz., woman allegedly involved in a smuggling attempt at the Port of Nogales early today, resulting in the seizure of nearly 39 pounds of methamphetamine.

Officers at the Dennis DeConcini crossing referred Francisca Cristina Romero, 30, for further inspection of her Ford sedan and found the drugs worth almost $116,000.

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

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017