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16-year-old arrested for trying to smuggle meth in Xbox

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Posted at 2:24 PM, Sep 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-16 17:28:31-04

Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 16-year-old boy on Thursday after officers found more than 3 pounds of methamphetamine, worth almost $10,000, inside an Xbox gaming system. 

Authorities say the officers referred the teen, a resident of Nogales, Sonora, Mexico for further questioning when he attempted to enter the U.S. through the Morley Pedestrian crossing. 

Officers then located the drugs after a CBP narcotics-detection canine alerted to the gaming system. 

The drugs were seized by the officers and the teen was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.