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CBP seizes drugs, weapons in Lukeville

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Posted at 1:10 PM, Feb 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-08 15:10:56-05

In a pair of separate incidents in Lukeville Saturday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized five weapons and more than 90 pounds of marijuana.

Officers arrested 39-year-old Sonoyta, Mexico resident Nicolas Rodriguez Morales after finding 90 pounds of marijuana hidden in his 2006 Buick.

In another incident, officers arrested 26-year-old Phoenix resident Julian Higuera after finding several automatic weapons and handguns, as well as ammunition.

Officers turned the suspects over to U.S Homeland Security Investigations.