TUCSON, Ariz. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested two people and seized nearly $79,000 worth of hard drugs.
On Friday, officers stopped a 19-year-old man for questioning at the Port of San Luis pedestrian lanes.
A canine detected a scent from the man where officers discovered more than two pounds of heroin taped to his thighs.
Officials say the heroin was worth over $26,000.
On Saturday, officers stopped a 56-year-old Mexican national man for a search of his Ford Truck as he attempted to cross into the U.S. through the port.
A canine detected a scent from the truck where officers found 175 pounds of marijuana hidden inside boxes of tile and packages of concrete.
CBP says the marijuana was worth more than $52,000.
Officers seized the drugs and the vehicle, both men were arrested and turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.