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CBP seizes heroin, marijuana in Lukeville

Posted at 12:08 PM, Feb 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-02 14:08:01-05

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized marijuana and heroin in separate incidents at the Port of Lukeville Saturday.

According tot he CBP, officers arrested 21-year-old Justin Lee McKee after finding more than five pounds of marijuana in luggage he attempted to carry across the border in the U.S.

Also Saturday, officers arrested 18-year-old Maureen Bliss Wahl and her uncle, 45-year-old Brian Mackey, after finding 23 pounds of marijuana hidden in the car they were riding in.

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