TUCSON, Ariz. –U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales stopped an armed Mexican inhabitant from holding a stolen lorry into Mexico on Tuesday.
Officers operative outbound operations at the Dennis DeConcini Crossing yesterday afternoon referred a 23-year-old authorised permanent proprietor visitor male for serve investigation of the Ford F350 lorry he was pushing before he could go into Mexico. A annals check reliable the lorry had been stolen, heading officers to place the thesis under arrest. Officers seized a 9MM handgun the thesis was carrying, and serve hunt of his effects unclosed a loaded repository and additional ammunition. They also found snippet amounts of marijuana, clear methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia.
Officers arrested the subject, and incited him over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations. Officers seized the drugs, weapon, and ammunition. The stolen lorry has been incited over to the Arizona Regional Auto Theft Task Force.