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Over $200K in drugs seized at Port of Nogales

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Posted at 2:57 PM, Dec 10, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-10 16:57:53-05

Two men arrested this week are accused of trying to smuggle in cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine into Arizona.

According to Customs and Border Protection, officers found 25 pounds of meth--worth $76,000--in a man's vehicle on Tuesday. Francisco Nevares-Huerta, 73, was arrested.

That same day, officers found over 13 pounds of cocaine, over 12 pounds of meth and two pounds of heroin in Jose Humberto Villa's vehicle. The 19-year-old from Rio Rico, Ariz. was arrested. The hull was valued at $207,000.

All drugs and both vehicles were seized and the suspects were turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.