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CBP roundup: Border drug busts

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Posted at 10:45 AM, May 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-04 15:23:29-04

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers made a series of drug busts at the Nogales border Tuesday. Here is a roundup, according to the CBP:

Officers arrested a 38-year-old Peoria, Ariz. woman after finding 22 pounds of meth hidden in the rear quarter panels of a Ford SUV.

Officers arrested a 40-year-old Mexican man from Nogales, Son. after finding 31 pounds of meth and 2.5 pounds of cocaine hidden inside his Nissan sedan.

Officers arrested a 47-year-old woman from Nogales, Ariz. after she tried to cross the border on foot with 3 pounds of heroin strapped to her backside.

Officers arrested a 26-year-old Rio Rico, Ariz. woman after finding 10 pounds of heroin hidden in her Honda sedan.   

Officers arrested the suspects and seized the drugs and vehicles involved.