Smugglers busted hiding drugs on body, in trunk - Tucson News Now

Smugglers busted hiding drugs on body, in trunk

Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection
Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection
Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection
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  • BREAKING: Police investigate homicide on Tucson's east side

    BREAKING: Police investigate homicide on Tucson's east side

    Sunday, June 25 2017 1:17 AM EDT2017-06-25 05:17:01 GMT

    Tucson Police said a man died, and a homicide investigation is underway on the east side. TPD Sergeant Kimberly Bay said it happened Saturday night in the 2300 block of South Saddleback Ave, near Golf Links, east of Pantano. TPD did not immediately release information on a suspect. Tucson News Now has a crew heading to the scene, and will post updates as they become available. MOBILE USERS: Download our app on your Apple and Android devices. Copyright ...

    Tucson Police said a man died, and a homicide investigation is underway on the east side. TPD Sergeant Kimberly Bay said it happened Saturday night in the 2300 block of South Saddleback Ave, near Golf Links, east of Pantano. TPD did not immediately release information on a suspect. Tucson News Now has a crew heading to the scene, and will post updates as they become available. MOBILE USERS: Download our app on your Apple and Android devices. Copyright ...

  • Overnight fire damages northwest side restaurant

    Overnight fire damages northwest side restaurant

    Sunday, June 25 2017 9:37 PM EDT2017-06-26 01:37:32 GMT
    Source: Northwest Fire DistrictSource: Northwest Fire District

    Northwest Fire District crews responded to an overnight fire on the northwest side of Tucson that caused major damage to a restaurant early Sunday morning.  

    Northwest Fire District crews responded to an overnight fire on the northwest side of Tucson that caused major damage to a restaurant early Sunday morning.  

  • UPDATE: TPD arrests homicide suspect in overnight stabbing; identify victim

    UPDATE: TPD arrests homicide suspect in overnight stabbing; identify victim

    Sunday, June 25 2017 1:44 PM EDT2017-06-25 17:44:37 GMT
    Police identified suspect as 38-year-old Michael Thomas Payne. (Source: TPD)Police identified suspect as 38-year-old Michael Thomas Payne. (Source: TPD)

    Police have made an arrest of a homicide suspect after investigating the scene on the east side of Tucson, and have identified the man killed.

    Police have made an arrest of a homicide suspect after investigating the scene on the east side of Tucson, and have identified the man killed.

NOGALES, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A Mexican woman tried to get four pounds of methamphetimine across the border by strapping it to her body.  It didn't work.

Customs and Border Protection officers arrested Andrea Marie Moreno of Tucson Friday after pulling over a car for further inspection.  That's when they discovered the drugs, which are worth nearly $13,000.

Earlier, officers found 18 packages of drugs inside a car after a K-9 officer tipped them off. Officers found 18 packages of drugs inside a hidden compartment in the trunk.  Two contained nearly three pounds of heroin valued at $39,000.  The others had approximately 15 pounds of methamphetamine worth almost $45,000.  The driver, Geovanna Carrillo-Valencia of Mexico, is under arrest.

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