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CBP Officers Seize $241K Worth of Cocaine

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Nogales seized just more than 10 pounds of cocaine on Thursday from two Mexican women.

Officerss discovered a package of cocaine on a woman stopped at the Port of Nogales
Officers discovered a package of
cocaine on a woman stopped at the
Port of Nogales

CBP Officers at the Mariposa Crossing referred a 41-year-old Mexican woman and her 32-year-old niece for further inspection of her Chrysler sedan when they attempted to enter the U.S. from Mexico Thursday afternoon. Officers searched both woman and discovered packages of cocaine hidden on their bodies. The drugs are worth an estimated $241,000.

The second body carrier had more cocaine on her person
The second body carrier had more
cocaine on her person

Officers seized the drugs and vehicle. The subjects were arrested and then turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

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