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$225K of Methamphetamine, cocaine seized at Port of Nogales

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Aug 11, 2013

NOGALES, Ariz. – A Tucson man was arrested Thursday at the Port of Nogales for attempting to smuggle almost 13 pounds of methamphetamine and nearly three pounds of cocaine into the United States.The 26-year-old’s Honda vehicle was referred for an additional inspection when attempted to cross the border.Courtesy: U.S. Customs and Border Protection

After a Customs and Border Protection narcotics detection canine alerted to the presence of drugs beneath the car’s center hump, officers removed two packages of cocaine and 12 packages of meth.

Authorities say the combined estimated value of the drugs is $225,214.

Courtesy: U.S. Customs and Border Protection

The drugs and vehicle were processed for seizure. The unidentified male was referred to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

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