Drug Smugglers Keep Officers Busy, Bisbee Woman Nabbed

Packages of marijuana were stacked beneath the carpeting of a smuggling vehicle referred for further inspection last week at the Port of Naco

Bundles of marijuana were discovered by officers when they were inspecting a vehicle referred for secondary inspection this past Friday, July 1.
Bundles of marijuana were discovered by officers when they were inspecting a vehicle referred for secondary inspection this past Friday, July 1.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Field Operations officers at the Port of Naco arrested a 33-year-old Bisbee woman June 30 after finding almost 174 pounds of marijuana hidden throughout her Volvo sedan.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicle, and referred the woman to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Officers at the Port of San Luis arrested a Mexican national July 1, in connection with a failed smuggling attempt involving nearly 380 pounds of marijuana valued at approximately $190,000.

After CBP officers referred the 38-year-old man for a further inspection of his Chevy sedan, a CBP narcotics-detection canine alerted to the presence of drugs. Officers then located several bundles of marijuana in the trunk.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicle, and referred the subject to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

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