More than $500,000 in drugs seized at border - Tucson News Now

More than $500,000 in drugs seized at border

Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection

NOGALES (Tucson News Now) - A 25-year-old woman from Nogales, Sonora is under arrest after Customs officers found $508,000 worth of drugs in her car.

Customs and Border Protection says a narcotics detection canine alerted to a Ford Mustang being driven through the Mariposa Port of Entry.  Inside the car's quarter panels, they say they found more than 28 pounds of cocaine and 16 pounds of methamphetamine.

Rosa Isela Santos has been arrested on drug charges.

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