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Feb 28, 2014 6:26 PM

Agents seize $70K worth of pot in Nogales

NOGALES - A 25-year-old Tucson woman was arrested Thursday for attempting to smuggle nearly 138 pounds of marijuana through the Port of Nogales.


U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers selected a Chevrolet sedan for further inspection and, with the help of a CBP narcotics detection canine, located nearly $69,000 worth of marijuana hidden underneath the floorboards and within the back seats.

The drugs and vehicle were seized. The subject was referred to Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.

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