Cocaine bags bagged in Nogales - Tucson News Now

Cocaine bags bagged in Nogales

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

NOGALES, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A Mexican man is in custody following a failed attempt to smuggle 13 pounds of cocaine through the port of entry.

Customs officers say they inspected 33-year-old Jose Luis Gonzalez Murillo's Volkswagen when he attempted to enter the United States through the Mariposa Port.  Officers found five packages of cocaine in a pair of overnight bags.

The drugs, worth an estimated $118,000, and vehicle were processed for seizure.  Murillo was referred to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.

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