Meth found hidden in vehicle's bumper - Tucson News Now

Meth found hidden in vehicle's bumper

Miguel Angel Osuna-Rojo, 40, was attempting to enter the Mariposa Port. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) Miguel Angel Osuna-Rojo, 40, was attempting to enter the Mariposa Port. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
A CBP drug-detection K-9 alerted to more than 33 pounds of meth.  (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) A CBP drug-detection K-9 alerted to more than 33 pounds of meth. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
The meth was found hidden in the bumper. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) The meth was found hidden in the bumper. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
NOGALES, AZ (CBS5) -

A Mexican national was arrested Sunday in southern Arizona after meth was found hidden in the bumper of his vehicle, federal officers said.

Miguel Angel Osuna-Rojo, 40, was taken into custody at the Port of Nogales.

A CBP drug-detection K-9 alerted to more than 33 pounds of meth as Osuna-Rojo attempted to enter the Mariposa Port.

The estimated value of the drugs was more than $512,000.

Officers seized the vehicle and drugs. Osuna was referred to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.

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