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2 men attempt to smuggle nearly $500K in Methamphetamine and drugs into US at the Mariposa Port of Entry

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May 29, 2013

NOGALES, AZ (CBS5) – Border agents arrested two men on Saturday at the Mariposa Port of Entry in two attempts to smuggle nearly $500,000 worth of narcotics into the U.S.

(Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection said they found 10 packages of methamphetamine in the gas tank of a truck driven by 33-year-old Joel Amador-De Los Santos. The estimated value was more than $198,000.

Jose Nicolas Plascencia-Gonzalez, 51, had 14 pounds of methamphetamine, two pounds of heroin and more than five pounds of cocaine in the dashboard of his Honda sedan, according to CBP. The value exceeded $291,000.


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