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A Large Number of Drugs Seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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Packages of drugs have been seized by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers. Three people in separate incidents totaled $844,000 drugs Wednesday, officials said.

 

a 28-year-old man has been sent to a deep inspection of his vehicle, Nissan van where Wednesday morning, an agency canine alerted officers to a scent on the rear sliding doors.

 

More than 12 packages of heroin which were weighing around 20 pounds. Officers estimate the value of the heroin which was $533,000, according to the press release. Also, meth was estimated at $42,000 and two more pounds of cocaine worth over $57,000.

 

On the afternoon of the same day, a 19-year-old was referred for further inspection at the Morley Pedestrian Crossing. A canine alerted over two pounds of meth being hidden in the woman’s underclothing. The value of the meth was $6,000.

 

At night of the same day, a 22-year old has been sent for an inspection by the officers. They were inspecting his Honda sedan at the Dennis DeConcini Crossing.

 

A canine alerted the officers to more than 50 packages of meth, which were weighing over 65 pounds. The value of the meth was estimated by the officers to be more than $195,000, according to the news release.

 

All three suspects of cases have been arrested and turned over to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

 

 

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