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Agents seize 165 pounds of meth smuggled in Nogales drainage tunnel

Posted: 8:19 AM, Jan 24, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-24 20:24:22-05
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TUCSON, Ariz. - U.S. Border Patrol agents found 165 pounds of meth that two men were smuggling in a Nogales, Ariz. drainage tunnel.

Agents spotted the men floating 70 drug packages tied together by a rope shortly after 8:30 a.m. Jan. 17.

The suspects face narcotics smuggling charges and immigration-related violations.

Those who want to report crimes to the Border Patrol can call 877-872-7435.