Phoenix Woman Attempted To Smuggle $360K Of Meth

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A CBP canine alerted officers to the location of more than 120 pounds of meth, which was hidden within a smuggling vehicle. [Photo courtesy CBP]

TUCSON – An unidentified Phoenix woman was arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers after attempting to smuggle more than 120 pounds of methamphetamine through the Port of Nogales.

On Wednesday, CBP officers referred for secondary inspection the 40-year-old Phoenix woman driving a Buick sedan when she attempted to enter the U.S. from Mexico. Officers discovered more than 100 packages from throughout the vehicle. The packages had an estimated value of more than $360,000.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicle.

The woman was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

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1 Comment

  1. Has any one counted how much Illegal drugs have been sezied just since frist of this yr?
    The money Cartels are Not getting ?
    Just Az borders alone is in the millions
    Good Work Border Patrol
    Thank You
    For keeping killer drugs off our streets every lil bit helps
    Thank You all Law Enforcement
    I appreciate your hard work
    It dosent go unoticed .☺

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