Heroin found hidden in SUV bumper at border crossing point

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Federal officers alerted by a drug-sniffing dog found 26 pounds (12 kilograms) of heroin hidden in the bumper of an SUV at a border crossing point in Nogales. (Source: U.S. CBP) Federal officers alerted by a drug-sniffing dog found 26 pounds (12 kilograms) of heroin hidden in the bumper of an SUV at a border crossing point in Nogales. (Source: U.S. CBP)
Customs and Border Protection says officers arrested the 28-year-old Tucson man who was attempting to enter the United States from Mexico on Tuesday. His identity wasn't released. (Source: U.S. CBP) Customs and Border Protection says officers arrested the 28-year-old Tucson man who was attempting to enter the United States from Mexico on Tuesday. His identity wasn't released. (Source: U.S. CBP)
NOGALES, AZ (AP) -

Federal officers alerted by a drug-sniffing dog found 26 pounds (12 kilograms) of heroin hidden in the bumper of an SUV at a border crossing point in Nogales.

Customs and Border Protection says officers arrested the 28-year-old Tucson man who was attempting to enter the United States from Mexico on Tuesday. His identity wasn't released.

The heroin had an estimated value of over $458,000.

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