Mariposa Port of Entry Nogales Arizona: CBP seizes million dollars worth marijuana

Posted on March 14, 2013 • Filed under: Border Issues, Crime, Drug Activity, Police/Military Activity reported that a Mexican man was arrested Tuesday at the Mariposa Port of Entry after he allegedly tried to smuggle more than a ton of marijuana into the United States in a truck filled with bell peppers. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said its officers referred the 35-year-old man and the tractor-trailer he was driving for an additional inspection. After an X-ray system discovered an anomaly, a drug-sniffing dog was brought in and alerted to the presence of drugs in the pepper load. Read Article

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