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Nogales, Arizona – A male Mexican national is in custody following the seizure of nearly 18 pounds of methamphetamine Tuesday at the Port of Nogales.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Dennis DeConcini crossing referred Crecencio Garzon-Escalera, 39, for a follow-up inspection of his Ford sedan. After a CBP narcotics detection canine alerted to the presence of drugs, officers removed 33 packages of methamphetamine worth an estimated $53,000.

Officers seized the vehicle and drugs, and referred Garzon to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

 

 

 

 

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