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CBP officers stop suspected smugglers

Posted at 12:40 PM, May 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-13 15:40:33-04

In separate incidents in Nogales Thursday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers stopped suspected drug smugglers.

Here's a roundup of the incidents, according to the CBP:

* Officers arrested a 19-year-old Mexican national after finding 12 poundsof cocaine hidden in his vehicle's dashboard.

* Officers arrested a 59-year-old man from Guayamas, Son. after finding 9,000 pounds of marijuana inside a tractor-trailor.

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