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Meth found hidden in tortillas at Port of Nogales

Posted at 9:23 PM, Oct 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-01 08:45:00-04

Custom and Border Protection officers at the Port of Nogales found methamphetamine stuffed inside of tortillas on Friday.

Authorities say a 62-year-old Nogales, Arizona man attempted to carry nearly 3 pounds of meth in the tortilla packages across the border.

Officers were able to detect the narcotic with the help of a drug-sniffing dog. 

The drugs were seized and the man was turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.