CBP Officers Arrest 14 Year-Old Boy Smuggler

Morley Street Pedestrian Port of Entry - Nogales, Arizona

Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales arrested a 14 year-old yesterday as he attempted to smuggle more than two pounds of methamphetamine.

Officers working at the Morley Gate Crossing Thursday afternoon referred the 14-year-old U.S. citizen for a secondary inspection. During the inspection, a canine’s alert led to the discovery of more than two pounds of methamphetamine, worth in excess of $3,000.

Officers arrested the subject for narcotics smuggling, and seized the drugs before turning him over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.