More than $250,000 in cocaine seized at border - Tucson News Now

More than $250,000 in cocaine seized at border

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NOGALES, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Customs officers seized more than 26 pounds of cocaine at the Dennis DeConcini Port on Tuesday.

Officers referred Lilia Guadalupe Martinie-Munoz, 21, of Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, for further inspection when she attempted to enter the United States in her car.  A drug dog detected the presence ofdrugs, and officers found 10 packages of cocaine in the trunk.

The drugs, worth approximately $237,000, and vehicle were processed for seizure. Martinie-Munoz was arrested on drug charges.

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