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CBP officers seize cocaine, heroin and meth

Posted at 11:42 AM, Sep 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-26 14:42:35-04

In a series of recent busts, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized cocaine, heroin and meth at the Port of Nogales.

Here is a roundup of the stops, according to the CBP:

* On Sept. 22, officers found large amounts of cocaine, heroin and meth inside a Volkswagen sedan driven by a 22-year-old man from Culiacan, Sin.

* Also Sept. 22, officers found large amounts of cocaine and meth hidden in a Ford SUV driven by a 40-year-old man from Nogales, Son.

* Also Sept. 22, officers found three pounds of meth hidden under clothing worn by a 19-year-old man and 22-year-old woman.

* On Sept. 21, officers at the Morley pedestrian crossing found meth hidden in the crotch area of a 22-year-old Nogales, Son. woman's clothing.

* Also on Sept. 21, officers found five pounds of meth hidden inside a Buick sedan driven by a 19-year-old man from Nogales, Son.

* On Sept. 20, officers found a pound of meth hidden inside a body cavity of a 25-year-old Phoenix woman. 

* Also on Sept. 20, officers found 50 pounds of meth and heroin hidden inside a 27-year-old Nogales, Ariz. woman's Ford van.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicles and turned over the suspects to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.