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Customs, Border Protection seize $444,000 worth of drugs at Port of Nogales

NOGALES, Ariz. (KVOA) - Another big drug seizure at the Port of Nogales allowed Customs and Border Protection to prevent smuggling last Friday.

According to Port Director Michael W. Humphries, about 21,000 fentanyl tablets, 121.10 pounds of methamphetamine and 7.65 pounds of cocaine were hidden in the truck of the vehicle.

The reported estimated value was $444,000.

Meleny Gradillas

Meleny Gradillas is the evening Digital Content Specialist at News 4 Tucson. She was previously a Quintern at the station since 2017.

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