BREAKING: Major Bust At The Border!!! LOOK WHERE THEY FOUND IT!

Nogales CBP Officers Arrest 4, Seize Hard Drugs and Pills

TUCSON, Ariz. –U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales apprehended two U.S. citizens and two Mexican nationals involved in connection with separate failed attempts to smuggle heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, and medication pills into the United States over the weekend.

On Sunday morning, officers working at the Dennis DeConcini Crossing referred a 28-year-old Mexican woman for further inspection of her Chevy sedan. A search led to the discovery of nearly 17 pounds of methamphetamine, worth more than $50,000, and 5 pounds of heroin worth more than $84,000 in the dash.

Officers removed meth and heroin from the dashboard
Officers removed meth and heroin
from the dashboard

Saturday morning, officers at the Mariposa Crossing referred a 40-year-old Mexican man for further inspection of his Chevy truck. A search by officers led to the discovery of nearly 22 pounds of meth, worth almost $65,000 and 28 pounds of cocaine, worth close to $314,000, within the vehicle’s back wall.

Officers seized a combination of meth and cocaine from within the back wall of a Chevy truck
A combination of meth and cocaine
were removed from a Chevy truck

Earlier in that same afternoon, officers at the Morley Pedestrian Gate referred a 29-year-old woman for additional inspection.  A search of the woman led officers to find almost half a pound of heroin, worth more than $7,000.  The packages were discovered in her chest and waistband areas.

Nearly one-half-pound of heroin was removed from a body carrier by officers at the Morley Pedestrian Gate
Nearly one-half-pound of heroin
was removed from a body carrier
by officers at the Morley
Pedestrian Gate

Saturday evening, officers at the Dennis DeConcini Crossing referred a 58-year-old woman for further inspection after noticing anomalies in her soda bottle. The officers discovered the woman was concealing pills in the bottle and in her undergarments.  A total of 372 pills varying from Xanax, Carisoprodol, Diazepam, and other unidentifiable medications were found.

A combination of pills were removed from a bottle as well as the undergarments of a suspected smuggler
A combination of pills were
removed from a bottle as well
as the undergarments of a
suspected smuggler

Officers seized the drugs as well as the vehicles. All four of the subjects were arrested and then turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

 

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