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Nogales CBP Officers seize $197K in drugs

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Posted at 2:44 PM, May 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-01 19:49:43-04

Two U.S. citizens were arrested Saturday for attempting to smuggle 56 pounds of methamphetamine and fentanyl worth $197,000.

According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the two stopped at the Morley pedestrian crossing were a 37-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman.

Officers seized the drugs and the vehicle involved and turned the subjects over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.