Load of meth found during border search

2013-05-14T00:00:00Z 2013-05-14T08:49:08Z Load of meth found during border searchArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Border officers found more than 30 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in the rear bumper of a car been driven across the Nogales border crossing Sunday, officials said.

A drug dog at the Mariposa crossing alerted officers to a sedan being driven by Miguel Angel Osuna-Rojo, 40, of Mexico, according to a news release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Officers pulled 33 packages of the drug from the bumper. The estimated street value was $512,000, the release said.

Osuna was referred to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.

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